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OUR NEWEST BOOK:

To the Klondike and Back (1894-1901)
To the Klondike and Back (1894-1901)
"I am in here to get all I can"

by George G. Shaw as told to his son, George B. Shaw

Adventurous 22-year-old George G. Shaw was determined to strike it rich in the Klondike gold fields when he headed west from Vermont in 1894 first to Seattle and then on to Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Here he braved the perils of wilderness travel...
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Before We Went Wireless:David Edward Hughes FRS His Life, Inventions, and Discoveries (1829-1900) Before We Went Wireless:
David Edward Hughes FRS His Life, Inventions, and Discoveries (1829-1900)

The first biography of the Victorian inventor and practical experimenter whose work laid the foundations for the Communications Age.

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PUBLISHING HISTORY IN WAYS THAT HELP PEOPLE SEE IT FOR THEMSELVES
The mission of our award-winning small press headquartered in Bennington, Vermont is to create books that are both a delight to read and a reliable source of information - and that stay on the mind. We invite you to try our books and our interpretive publishing services!

HISTORY BOOKS THAT SUPPORT CULTURAL TOURISM
Gain a fuller understanding of places and their casts of characters in The Honor of Command: John Burgoyne's Saratoga Campaign, Norman Rockwell at Home in Vermont: The Arlington Years or Country Editor: Henry Beetle Hough and the Vineyard Gazette, Searching for Thoreau: On the Trails and Shores of Wild New England; and Mighty Giants: An American Chestnut Anthology..

BOOKS THAT CAST A FRESH LIGHT ON REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY, CIVIL WAR HISTORY, AND PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY
Meet General Washington's most loyal officers - some famous, others unknown - in Washington's Farewell; see front-line action through the eyes of a Canadian-born Union Army veteran in One Came Back: A Franco-American Civil War Novel; travel to a beloved retreat with Ronald Reagan and His Ranch or to a beloved homeland with One of Ourselves: John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Ireland; share the experiences of thirteen young soldiers in the two volumes of Letters to Vermont From Her Civil War Soldier Correspondents to the Home Press; .

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ETHNIC HISTORY
The hidden heritage of the French in Boston's French Secrets; Franco-American life in the Union Army and New England mill towns in the mystery novel,The Innocent Victim/L'Innocente Victime; the Irish immigrant story in Finnigans, Slaters, and Stonepeggers: A History of the Irish in Vermont.

HISTORICAL MAPS, HISTORICAL PHOTOS, AND EPHEMERA BRING HISTORY ALIVE
Enjoy books that resemble fine interpretive exhibits with their ample pictures and engaging text such as America's Song: The Story of Yankee Doodle and Rudyard Kipling in Vermont: Birthplace of The Jungle Books; delight in the sepia tone pictures and wry wit of Alligators Always Dress For Dinner: An Alphabet Book of Vintage Photographs

INTERPRETIVE PUBLISHING SERVICES FOR MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC PLACES
Sell your story and yourselves. Meet your organization's educational, marketing, merchandising, and fund-raising objectives with interpretive value-added publications developed in collaboration with our experienced team. Interpretation is a communication process that forges emotional and intellectual connections between the interests of the audience and the meanings inherent in the resource. (NAI) We can help you make it happen.


We publish many regional and historical books. It's like browsing in a museum book store. Order online. Click on the book cover for more information.
The people are long gone;
perhaps not even the terrain
remains quite the same;
yet we are surrounded
by what happened.
And may, with a little help,
if we allow ourselves,
be able to imagine other times.
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