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The Vermont Encyclopedia

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When outsiders think of Vermont, they conjure up images of pumpkin picking against a backdrop of stunning fall foliage, skiing the Green Mountains in wintertime, harvesting maple syrup in mud season, and canoeing on Lake Champlain in the summer. Ethan Allen comes to mind, as do Robert Frost, Norman Rockwell, Calvin Coolidge, and, more recently, James Jeffords. Other Vermon ...more
Hardcover, 330 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by University Press of New England
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Rob
Decent enough history of Vermont, presented as a kind of dictionary or (as the title implies) encyclopedia. Seems pretty comprehensive -- at least it had decent background information on everything that I did have time to look up. The introduction also contains a good overview of Vermont history.

On the "con" side of things... The many of the sentences (especially in the introduction/historical overview) had awkward phrasing -- nested dependent clauses and other awkward arrangements. Just seemed
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