Liv­ing His­to­ri­ans teach valu­able lessons at Ver­mont His­tory Expo

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Turn­bridge, VT

His­tory comes alive when the Ver­mont His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety re­turns to the Tun­bridge World’s Fair­grounds pre­sent­ing the Ver­mont His­tory Expo on June 18 and 19, 2016. A unique coun­try his­tory fair, the 2016 Expo will fea­ture H2O: the His­tory of Wa­ter in Ver­mont.

Amanda Gustin, Ver­mont His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s Expo co­or­di­na­tor, says, “We are ex­cited to have the "Com­pag­nie de Che­va­lier de Le­vis" re­turn this year. They are a group of liv­ing his­to­ri­ans ded­i­cated to pre­sent­ing the pre-Revo­lu­tion­ary 18th-cen­tury his­tory of what was to be­come Ver­mont. Mem­bers of the group will be shar­ing lifeskills

cont'd page 12 Jon Soule from Quechee, Ver­mont, por­trays Che­va­lier

Francois-Gas­ton Le­vis. He has re­ceived nu­mer­ous ac­co­lades for his work in pre­sent­ing early French his

tory in the colonies. At His­tory Expo 2016, he will be pre­sent­ing the mil­i­tary use and im­por­tance of the

Ver­mont water­ways through­out the 18th cen­tury.

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