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10 Things to Know About Alexander Twilight

Vermonters adore Alexander Lucius Twilight (1795-1857) for his great ambition, his notable achievements, and for his “unconquerable will.” He was the first person of African descent to receive a college degree from an American college—Middlebury College in 1823—and to be elected to a state legislature—Vermont’s in 1836. For more… Read More

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3 LGBTQ Events in Vermont for Pride Month

It’s June, which means that Pride Month is officially underway. Whether you’re part of a city opening up to celebration for the first time like Rutland, a community bursting with pride and solidarity like Burlington, or in-between like us Middlebury townsfolk, Vermonters everywhere have the opportunity to show their support… Read More