Newport and the Northeast Kingdom, Vermont (Images of America Series)

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Newport and the Northeast Kingdom unveils the kingdom that crowns the state of Vermont--the only state that has a kingdom. Located at the Canadian border, the Northeast Kingdom includes Newport and other towns along the southern end of majestic Lake Memphremagog. Through vintage photographs and postcards, this book brings back the days when the Northeast Kingdom was a grand resort area, served by shiny railroads, newly painted excursion boats, and exclusive hotels. It discloses some surprising aspects of the ...
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Overview


Newport and the Northeast Kingdom unveils the kingdom that crowns the state of Vermont--the only state that has a kingdom. Located at the Canadian border, the Northeast Kingdom includes Newport and other towns along the southern end of majestic Lake Memphremagog. Through vintage photographs and postcards, this book brings back the days when the Northeast Kingdom was a grand resort area, served by shiny railroads, newly painted excursion boats, and exclusive hotels. It discloses some surprising aspects of the area, including little-known facts about the invention of the combination screen-storm door and the first wood-burning steamboats; the legendary serpent believed to live in the lake; and colorful townspeople such as the fisherwoman known as Maggie Little.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738535531
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,476,213
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Author and local historian Barbara Kaiser Malloy is a genealogist and president of the Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport. She has been collecting facts, tales, and images of the Newport area for nearly two decades. By writing Newport and the Northeast Kingdom, she has fulfilled her longtime dream of bringing to life the history of this exceptional area.
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