Vermont Folklife Center

The Vermont Folklife Center documents and conserves a cultural heritage which could easily be lost. Through exhibits and publications, the Center brings recognition to the skills, talents and traditions of Vermonters, past and present. The archive contains over 4000 audio recordings made with Vermonters from all walks of life, with a special concentration on farm life and rural experience. The Vermont Folklife Center  also offers a children's book series, which captures the color and spontaneity of the most unforgettable stories and preserves them for learning and enjoyment. The books and resources are available for purchase or download online.
Contact Info
Address: 88 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753. Addison County. Tel: 802-388-4964. Email: info@vermontfolklifecenter.org. Website: www.vermontfolklifecenter.org. Hrs: 10AM - 5PM Tues. - Sat. (Exhibits), 9AM - 5PM Mon. - Fri. (Office).

Trip Info
Grade Level All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies

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