Interview with Gillian "Gill" Winner

Source

Gillian "Jill" Winner

Title

Interview with Gillian "Gill" Winner

Description

Gill Winner talked about her origin in England and Wales, schooling, earning a PhD in Zoology, moving to New England, teaching at a women's college in Massachusetts, meeting her husband, Joh "Jack" Winner, their mutual outside interest in antiques, their move to Canada, raising two children, sabbatical in England, return to Windsor , Canada, and then moving to Vermont where they bought the inn, West River Lodge from Betty and Bradley Cohn in 1983 and were its innkeepers until 1999 when they sold and moved to Newfane, concentrating on the antique shop they owned on Route 30 and Jill taught nursing school classes. Much of the interview revolves around traditions and personalities at West River Lodge.

Date

24 October 2020

Subject

Biographical information and reminiscences about West River Lodge in Brookline, Vermont

Creator

Theresa M. Maggio

Type

audio interview

Media Player

Interviewee

Gillian "Jill" Winner

Interviewer

Theresa M. Maggio

Location

Newfane, Vermont

Duration

57:59 minutes

Files

Photo of Gillian Winner
Jack and Gill Winner on porch of West River Lodge.

Citation

Theresa M. Maggio, “Interview with Gillian "Gill" Winner,” Newfane/Brookline Community Memory, accessed January 20, 2022, https://communitymemory.moorefreelibrary.org/items/show/22.