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Vermont Icons: 50 Classic Symbols of the Green Mountain State (Icons)

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Vermont is a place of natural wonder to visitors who ramble her byways during foliage season or schuss her slopes in winter; who fish her streams and rivers in spring; and who swim and sail her ponds and lakes and hike her hills in summer. Her little villages, clustered around quaint greens, the steeples of their churches poking skyward, and her lush pastures, grazing cows, and red barns, all embody the word bucolic. And her people, the Vermonters, are the ones who keep the woodstoves stoked, the stew bubbling, the cows milked, and the maple syrup flowing.

Profiled within these pages are fifty classic symbols of this extraordinary state, revealing little-known facts, longtime secrets, and historical legends. From back roads to Bag Balm, from fiddleheads to fall foliage, Vermont Icons offers up the inside story about the very things that help give this state its unique character.

Did you know that Vermont was the first state in the nation to initiate a full ban on billboard advertising? That the P&H Truck Stop makes some of the tastiest pie in America? That Snowflake Bentley hotographed more than 5,000 snowflakes in his lifetime? For Vermonters and visitors alike, Vermont Icons will be a treasured keepsake of this amazing state.

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Did you know that Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States?  For all of the  residents, visiters, and syrup-lovers out there, Vermont Icons will highlight the many historic, natural, cultural, and social aspects of "The Green Mountain State."  From sites such as the Robert Frost Farm to the Shelburne Museum of Art, this book reveals the many treasures hidden in Vermont.  Readers will be delighted by the hundreds of full-color-photographs of the people, places, events, foods, animals, and traditions that make Vermont the state that it is.  Each chapter will captivate readers and entice them to take a walk, drive, plane, or train to at least one of the incredible features mentioned in this book. 

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Did you know that Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States? That Barre is home to the largest granite quarry in the world? That some of the worlds best cheddar cheese comes from Vermont? That Burlington is the best city in the nation for raising a family? Vermont Icons illustrates the quintessential symbols that make the Green Mountain State so singularly fascinating. Profiled within these pages are fifty classic symbols of this extraordinary state, revealing little-known facts, longtime secrets, and historical legends. Readers will be delighted by the hundreds of full-color-photographs of the people, places, events, foods, animals, and traditions that make Vermont the state that it is. From back roads to Bag Balm, from fiddleheads to fall foliage, Vermont Icons offers up the inside story about the very things that help give this state its unique character.

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The state of Vermont is illustrated through gorgeous photographs and evocative essays, showcasing 50 iconic places, events, inventions, foods, and objects from the Green Mountain State.

Synopsis:

The Best of Vermont
 
What makes Vermont, Vermont? With this entertaining collection of photos, anecdotes, and little-known facts, find out the story behind fifty of the Green Mountain States best known and beloved icons:

Maple Syrup

Dairy Farms

Skiing

Fall Foliage

Ben & Jerrys

Country Inns

Covered Bridges

Morgan Horses

And much more!

Native Vermonters and first-time visitors alike will cherish this timeless celebration of Vermonts incomparable spirit.

About the Author

Jennifer Smith-Mayo specializes in photography of fine dining, rural living, and farming in the United States, England, Ireland, Italy, and Scotland. Her photographs have appeared in Down East, National Geographic, the New York Times, and other publications.

Matthew Mayo is the author of a number of novels and nonfiction books, including Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks (Globe Pequot Press). His award-nominated short stories have appeared in a variety of anthologies, and he has worked as editor on a number of magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762771455
Author:
Smith-Mayo, Jennifer
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Author:
Mayo, Matthew P.
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
Travel - U.S./New England
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Icons
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

Did you know that Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States?  For all of the  residents, visiters, and syrup-lovers out there, Vermont Icons will highlight the many historic, natural, cultural, and social aspects of "The Green Mountain State."  From sites such as the Robert Frost Farm to the Shelburne Museum of Art, this book reveals the many treasures hidden in Vermont.  Readers will be delighted by the hundreds of full-color-photographs of the people, places, events, foods, animals, and traditions that make Vermont the state that it is.  Each chapter will captivate readers and entice them to take a walk, drive, plane, or train to at least one of the incredible features mentioned in this book. 

"Synopsis" by ,

Did you know that Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States? That Barre is home to the largest granite quarry in the world? That some of the worlds best cheddar cheese comes from Vermont? That Burlington is the best city in the nation for raising a family? Vermont Icons illustrates the quintessential symbols that make the Green Mountain State so singularly fascinating. Profiled within these pages are fifty classic symbols of this extraordinary state, revealing little-known facts, longtime secrets, and historical legends. Readers will be delighted by the hundreds of full-color-photographs of the people, places, events, foods, animals, and traditions that make Vermont the state that it is. From back roads to Bag Balm, from fiddleheads to fall foliage, Vermont Icons offers up the inside story about the very things that help give this state its unique character.

"Synopsis" by ,

The state of Vermont is illustrated through gorgeous photographs and evocative essays, showcasing 50 iconic places, events, inventions, foods, and objects from the Green Mountain State.

"Synopsis" by ,
The Best of Vermont
 
What makes Vermont, Vermont? With this entertaining collection of photos, anecdotes, and little-known facts, find out the story behind fifty of the Green Mountain States best known and beloved icons:

Maple Syrup

Dairy Farms

Skiing

Fall Foliage

Ben & Jerrys

Country Inns

Covered Bridges

Morgan Horses

And much more!

Native Vermonters and first-time visitors alike will cherish this timeless celebration of Vermonts incomparable spirit.

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