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2018 Annual Meeting HSWC featuring Sheriff Clark

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Prior to his retirement in 2019, Windham County Sheriff, Keith Clark, was one of three featured speakers at the Historical Society of Windham County's Annual Meeting in 2018. Sheriff Clark shared personal stories as well as humorous and serious…

Interview with Bev Kingsley

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Bev Kingsley remembers her time as both a camper and a camp counselor at Hobby Hill Camp. She talks about how charming Billy Flint was, describes the support and friendship the girls shared, and mentions trips to the auction in Newfane village, the…

Interview with Tracy Berchi

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Tracy Berchi discusses how she became a massage therapist, what she loves about living in Newfane, Vermont, how she was impacted by Hurricane Irene, and how the coronavirus has impacted her business.

Interview with Ellie Greenwood Applegate

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Ellie shared her memories of growing up in South Newfane where her parents owned the General Store from 1935 to 1965. She attended the one room schoolhouse next door, then "graduated" to the two room schoolhouse in Williamsville. Ellie tells of her…

Interview with Polly Casanova

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Polly grew up in a large family in Newfane Village. She shared fond memories of friends and neighbors--young and old--in the Village, and the special bond with her family. She and her husband, Patsy, ran their store in Newfane for 25 years.

Vera Harrington Interview 2010

Interview of Vera Harrington in 2010 conducted by Laura Wallingford-Bacon and Castle Freeman as part of the Newfane Remembers project. This interview is three parts with breaks from when the cassette tape was switched. Bruce, Vera's son, also makes a…

Interview with Jen Frey

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Jen Frey, owner of Newfane Village Yoga, speaks about her transition to Vermont 11 years ago and the realization that Newfane/Brookline was her next home. Jen talks about being a business owner in a small town, how Covid has both changed and…

Interview with Annie Landenberger

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Annie Landenberger, former LGUHS English and Theatre educator and founder of the Rock River Players, speaks about the lively arts and reviving and creating theatre in a number of venues within the community and beyond. She talks about working with a…

Interview with Margot Zalkind Mayor

Margot Zalkind Mayor discusses her career in publishing, publicity, and rowing. She discusses how the COVID pandemic has changed publishing and author events. She talks about hno She mentions her experience during Hurricane Irene and a memorable…

Interview with Roger Albee

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Roger shared his memories of growing up in Brookline. His ancestry dates back to Jonathan Parks, an original settler of Newfane. Roger described his career in agriculture and economics, including working for Senator Jeffords in Washington D.C. and…