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Soldiers’ Monument Tablet on Juneteenth

Soldiers’ Monument Tablet on Juneteenth

On June 19, 2022 the town of Brattleboro unveiled a corrective and interpretative tablet that was placed next to the Civil War Soldiers' Monument.  A town committee crafted the text of the tablet and the Select Board approved the new installation and funding for the...

John & Mary Carnahan

John & Mary Carnahan

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, on the steps of the Vermont Capitol, John & Mary Carnahan were recognized by the Vermont Senate & House of Representatives for their many civic contributions to the Brattleboro community. MembershipJoin UsBrattleboro Historical...

Plaque to correct Civil War record in Brattleboro

Plaque to correct Civil War record in Brattleboro

After eye-opening research from three local students and their teacher, the town will purchase and install a new plaque to recognize the number of Vermonters who served during the Civil War but were left out of official recognition on a monument because of racism and...

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