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The Gift: Lake Champlain’s Mysterious Photo

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Sandra (“Sandi”) Mansi lives in Bristol, Vermont, up a long drive away from the two-lane road, past mounds... Read More »

The Grumman-St. John House

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The Grumman-St. John House has witnessed more than 265 years of Norwalk’s history and even survived the burning... Read More »

The Gun That Built Hartford

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“The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other, and my arms... Read More »

The Hardest Working Couple in Vermont | The Throwbacks

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Jimmy and Sara Ackermann just may be the hardest-working couple in Vermont. They’re trying to do what many... Read More »

The Hardest-Working Dog in New England

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Border collies–athletic, agile, extremely intelligent dogs–have been the herding dog of choice for sheep owners for more than... Read More »

The Hunt for the Perfect Foliage Shot

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New England presents myriad photo opportunities in autumn for those people patient enough to seek them out. So... Read More »

The Impossible Nightmare

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From Yankee Magazine October 1996 October 25, 1986, was supposed to be the happiest day of my life:... Read More »

The Incredible, Edible Garden

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The fact that Thomas Gardner is a foodie is written all over his landscape. Likewise, his fondness for... Read More »

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

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Yankee classic from February 1982 Boston in the summer of 1918 was hot and very dry, with only... Read More »

The Kaddish Project by Lawrence Siegel

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“Tikkun olam”: to heal the world. That’s the auspicious goal of the New Hampshire-based Kaddish Project, named for... Read More »

The Kancamagus Highway | History of New Hampshire’s Scenic Corridor

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From Yankee’s Ultimate Guide to Autumn 2000 Anchored in the east by Conway Village and to the west... Read More »

The Kids Stay in the Picture: Photographing Children and Food

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When it comes to photographing children and food, Heath suggests: Let your spouse take the shots. “Lisa takes... Read More »

The Leaf Seeker: Jeff Folger

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Where is peak color? Yankee editor Mel Allen has the answer! Start your trip: What to See in... Read More »

The Legacy | Marys Farm

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My late husband, Paul, came from a big clan. His mother was somewhere in the middle of a... Read More »

The Lobster Shack at Two Lights

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Don’t miss this one for the atmosphere: open ocean, battered cliffs, foghorns, wind, and crashing waves. 225 Two... Read More »

The Long-Dead Native Language Wopânâak is Revived

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Kuweeqâhsun … This was the first word that Jessie Little Doe Baird spoke to her daughter, Mae, the... Read More »

The Man Who Saves Covered Bridges

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  In the spring of 1954, Milton Graton landed a job that would change his life and the... Read More »

The Memory Keeper: Child Labor Photos

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Joe Manning first met Mamie Laberge 31 years after she died. She was standing nonchalantly in a simple... Read More »

The Monadnock Roar

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Yankee classic from November 1990 You’ve never heard of Eliot Elanman. It’s not even his real name. I... Read More »

The Monster Seats

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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Night Before Christmas

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This Christmas Eve, as we do every year, my family will enjoy a meal and some early presents... Read More »

The Pitcairn-Putnam Pistols

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In 1879, the granddaughter-in-law of Revolutionary War hero Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790) donated “these memorials of the... Read More »

The Price of a View in Vermont

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Years ago, when our young family was searching for a place to settle in southern Vermont, we heard... Read More »

The Red Seat

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29 The Red Seat Section 42, row 37, seat 21 — the Red Seat. Patrons thinking about sitting... Read More »

The Restorer

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The water still calls to him. Nearly 40 years living in Down East Maine hasn’t changed that for... Read More »

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

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The Rhode Island Red breed began in Adamsville (a village of Little Compton), Rhode Island, in 1854, when... Read More »

The Sandwich Creamery

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You make your way down winding country roads to come here. The buildings are rustic and the cows... Read More »



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