Historic Roots Online

Vermont history is full of interesting stories! Historic Roots, A Magazine of Vermont History shared many of these stories. Some are told from the letters or journals that Vermonters have left behind. Other stories are told by historic places like houses, forts, or even ship wrecks! Select a theme from the list below to discover many interesting articles about Vermont history.

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Teachers & Parents - The articles from Historic Roots can be downloaded as PDF files and printed on letter size paper. See Using Historic Roots, A Teacher's Guide for lesson ideas.

Historic Roots, A Magazine of Vermont History was edited and published by Ann E. Cooper from 1995 to 2000. The sixteen issues include over 50 articles about a wide variety of Vermont history topics. The magazine was written for adult learners, but most of the writing is appropriate for grades 5 and up.