Old Country Fiddler
Tag(s): Famous Vermonters
Video Date: 07/04/19
Charlie Taggart, known as The Old Country Fiddler and The Man from Vermont was a folklorist and all-around entertainer who traveled around the United States, but made Newbury, Vermont his home for a number of years.
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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