Living Historians teach valuable lessons at Vermont History Expo
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.