Brattleboro Remembers (Voices of America) by Brattleboro Historical Society

By Brattleboro Historical Society

family members tales are part of oral historical past. they're instructed to notify more youthful generations approximately occasions heretofore no longer recorded. Brattleboro recalls is a suite of such tales followed by means of the wealthy collection of ancient images that stirred those stories of prior days within the southeastern nook of Vermont.

Brattleboro recollects emerged because of writing workshops backed via the Brattleboro old Society and made attainable by means of a supply from the Council on getting older for Southeastern Vermont. The workshops, facilitated by way of poet and writing accomplice Verandah Porche, happened on iciness Sunday afternoons. The partitions of the room within which the crowd met have been lined with copies of old photos. The workshop individuals, so much of whom nonetheless stay in Brattleboro, chosen pictures that introduced again robust memories. After learning a picture, they wrote autobiographical items according to what got here to brain. For these shy approximately placing pen to paper, volunteer scribes have been available to hear the tales and support the members get their memories down on paper.

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