Vermont's missing elm trees

Location: Montpelier
Historical Category: Agricultural History
Video Date: 10/13/23

The American Elm tree was once prevalent throughout the Northeast United States, and is why so many streets around Vermont and New England are named for them. But the trees have been decimated by Dutch Elm Disease, which came over to America shortly after the First World War.


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

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