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Friends of Stowe Free Library provide a Meet the Author Series called "In Our Own Backyard".  

 

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"1816 - The Year Without A Summer" with WDEV's Roger Hill

Snow in June, freezing temperatures in July, a killer frost in August: "The most gloomy and extraordinary weather ever seen," according to one Vermont farmer.

Two centuries ago, 1816 became the year without a summer for millions of people in parts of North America and Europe, leading to failed crops and near-famine conditions.

In addition to food shortages, the natural climate change caused disease outbreaks, widespread migration of people looking for...

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Green Mountain Girls: Women of the Long Trail

The Friends of the Stowe Free Library Presents Reidun Nuquist “Green Mountain Girls: Women of the Long Trail” Thursday, March 16th 7-8 pm A FREE TALK – Light Refreshments Served Community Room – Pond St. “Green Mountain Girls: Women of the Long Trail” is an illustrated talk about Vermont outdoor women. Using old and recent photographs, Reidun Nequist will discuss some of the remarkable women who have kiked the Long Trail, done trail work, and helped steer the Green Mountain Club.  Come and Learn abut the famous Flapper, the Three Musketeers and the first woman to climb Mount Rainier.  Reidun Nuquist grew up skiing and hiking in Norway. She has been

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