Check out a focus activity about Vermont history and be a history explorer!
Name That Town...
How did Vermont towns get their names? (1750-1800)
The Many Images of Ethan Allen
Who is the real Ethan Allen? (1760-1780)
Reading William French's Gravestone
What can we learn about history in a graveyard? (1775)
Pictures that Persuade
How can images help inspire actions? (1840)
Clues in Portraits
How can art help teach history? (1843)
The Whole Truth?
Which story of the catamount hunt can we believe? (1881)
A Bird's-Eye View of Vermont
What can we learn about Vermont history from a panoramic map? (1891)
Child Labor in Vermont
Should children be allowed to work in factories? (1840s-1910s)
Pandemics Then and Now
Does history repeat itself? (1918-19 & 2020-21)
Stories from a Photograph
How can a historic photograph inspire a story? (1920s-1940s)
The Battle for Vermont
How can Vermonters balance different ways to use the land? (1986)