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"The Vermont Civil War Songbook" A VT Humanities Council Speakers Bureau event hosted by Grafton Historical Society. Linda Radtke Accompanied by Arthur Zorn

Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, dressed in period costume and joined by pianist Arthur Zorn, shares songs popular in Vermont during the Civil War as well as letters from Vermonters from the era. From sentimental songs about the girl back home to satirical ballads, Ms. Radtke traces the evolution of tone in Vermont popular song, from patriotic to elegiac as the war continued.

Free and open to the public.  Grafton Community Church is accessible to those with disabilities.  Call the Grafton Historical Society for more information: 802-843-2584