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Hinsdale Bridge

Hinsdale Bridge

ExhibitCollapse!Saturday, March 28, 1920 the Hinsdale Bridge between Brattleboro and Island Park collapsed into the Connecticut River. The winter had produced a great deal of snow, a warm spell caused a quick melt, and eight to ten inches of ice were still on the...

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Memorial Park and the Ski Tow

Memorial Park and the Ski Tow

Deep RootsThe Guilford Street Ski Tow opened to the public in January 1938.  It operated on the Clark Farm in the area now occupied by Living Memorial Park.  For its time, the tow was one of the most modern in New England.  An all-day ticket cost 35 cents and a...

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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!