Episode 3: Captive

AVAILABLE SOON! A gravestone-style marker on the side of the road in VT marks a spot along a trail where, in 1754, English-Colonial settler Susannah Johnson and her family were taken as captives to Canada by a group of Abenaki warriors. This is a well known historical account in the Upper Valley of NH and VT but how many know the complete story? One that represents both the English and the Native American perspective...

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Episode 2: Graffiti

Now Available!! The Old Dodge Tavern was built around 1800 and needless to say, its got some skeletons in its closets (if turn-of-the-century Federal-style homes had closets). A place like this is full of historic clues to its past: from architecture to archaeology, we'll look at it all. BTW, we find a gravestone in the cellar. Maybe I should have lead with that...

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Episode 1: Epidemic

In 1812, the small town of Acworth, NH endured a devastating "spotted fever" epidemic and its victims can be found in one small cemetery. This show walks you through the origin and impact of this epidemic illness on the town, via the lives of two familes, the Grears and the McCollums.

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