For more information about Elisabeth von Trapp, visit her website at http://www.elisabethvontrapp.com/ .
“Remembering Stella Maloney: A ‘Disappearing Generation’ of Vermonter” by Susan Shea.
Stella was one of a generation of Vermonters, fast disappearing, who lived much of their lives in a slower, simpler time before interstate highways, cell phones, computers, and the Internet, when neighbors and community were very important, when many people had little and had to make do. With their passing, goes a treasury of knowledge and culture and years of accumulated wisdom.
For the complete article, see the August 8, 2013, issue of The Herald of Randolph or read online.
The Brookfield Historical Society has added to it’s annual Ice Cream Social this year, by having a cookie baking contest with prizes and great music to listen to.
Where: Marvin Newton House on Ridge Road (home of the society)
When: Aug. 11th
- 1:00 p.m. Entries due for cookie contest
- 1:30 p.m. Judging of the cookies, (lots of fun)
- 2–4 p.m. Ice Cream Social with cookies
- 2- 4 p.m. Music by the Bear Mountain Jammers
Celebrity Judge revealed
Carolyn Peake of Williamstown, Vt., from the “Across the Fence” show on WCAX-TV, will be one of the judges for the cookie baking contest. Join in the fun and win a prize by entering the contest.
For entry information call: 276-3036 by Sat.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy the afternoon with friends and neighbors. There are two Exhibits in the house, “Christmas with the Newtons” and “Honoring those who served in the Civil War.
Admission free, donations accepted.