Do you love Brattleboro history? Do you look at the Retreat Meadows and say, “why is that pond called “Meadows?” Do you drive along Canal Street and think, “where’s the canal?” Do you ever think to yourself, “has anyone ever looked into these perplexing questions?”
We have good news: the answer to your final question is, “yes.” And the answer to all your other questions can be found in the Brattleboro Historical Society Newsletter.
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“You’ll learn answers to questions you wont believe you never asked.”
– Reggie Martell, Trustee BHS
People often ask how we pull together such an awesome newsletter, packed with news about BHS, exciting articles about Brattleboro history and even original research.
We pooled your questions and put them to newsletter editor in chief, Lee Ha, for insights about how the magic happens.
How do we pick topics for articles?
Who writes the articles?
Anyone who knows how to research and has a passion for the topic is welcome to write. However at present most pieces are written by volunteers or board members.
How do you choose contributors?
Do people need to be members?
What is the publishing schedule?
Is it available online?
Can the public request topics for articles?
Can we get old copies of the newsletter?
Who picks the images and where do they come from?
Brattleboro Historical Society was founded in 1982 as a non-profit organization by a group of local historians and civic leaders interested in Brattleboro’s past. The Society’s mission is the telling of Brattleboro's story. Join us!