Tag Archives: history

Mountain Meditation
August 1, 2018

‘A disaster they created’

By Marguerite Jill Dye

History repeats itself. That’s why it must never be forgotten. History is in the making due to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that separated thousands of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border. It is a cruel injustice and human…

Mountain Meditation
June 28, 2018

On which side of history do you stand?

By Marguerite Jill Dye Butterflies danced among blackberry bushes, reminding me of the butterfly effect used by shamans worldwide to transport themselves to other places as a healing tool. Robins passed by with nest-building materials and a hummingbird perched above my head. Then the…

Take a hike into history at battlefield site

Sunday, June 18, 2 p.m.—HUBBARDTON— On Sunday, June 18, the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site offers a guided hike on the Hubbardton section of the 1776 military road that led to Mount Independence in Orwell. Site interpreter Bob Franzoni is the guide. The hike runs…

News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Billings Farm & Museum endorses the relevance of history

WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm & Museum has joined more than 100 history organizations around the country in endorsing the History Relevance Value Statement and declaring the importance of teaching and learning history. To celebrate, Billings Farm is urging history fans to post a selfie enjoying their favorite…

September 28, 2016

For sale: a piece of Suicide Six ski area history

WOODSTOCK—The Woodstock Inn & Resort is offering the community an opportunity to own a piece of Suicide Six history. The ski area has donated 60 chairs from the 38-year-old, recently dismantled Chair #1 to Woodstock Ski Runners (WSR) for fundraising. All proceeds will benefit the…