Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death

Location: Bethel
Tag(s): Religion
Historical Category: Agricultural History
Video Date: 09/28/17

The year of 1816 is known as the Year without a Summer. Snow and cold weather persisted throughout the summer and killed crops and vegetation. Vermonters at the time did not know what caused the strange weather, but climatologists today do.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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