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Rokeby Museum in the Media

United Way: Teens can volunteer, too
Addison County Independent — October 2021


Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh Re-Creates 19th-Century Séances
Seven Days — October 2021


Seance events at Rokeby Museum to give visitors Halloween chills from the great beyond
Burlington Free Press — October 2021


Rokeby Museum to host Harvest Day
Addison County Independent — September 2021


Headed to Vermont this fall? Don’t go without adding these to your list
Lonely Planet — September 2021


AUDIOThe Rokeby Museum & Vermont History: A Conversation w/ Lindsay Varner on ‘Across The Fence’
UVM Extension/WCAX3 — August 2021


Rokeby’s pie & ice cream returns this Sunday
Addison County Independent — August 2021


Vermont’s Rokeby Museum undergoes preservation work
AP News — August 2021


Preservation work underway at Rokeby Museum
WCAX3 — August 2021


Rokeby Museum secures funding to repair ‘urgent needs’ to historic home
VT Digger— August 2021


It’s the Season of Charitable Bake Sales to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Seven Days— July 2021


AUDIOFrederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Prompts Reflection on July 5th
NBC5— July 2021


AUDIO‘We Have to Have Hope:’ Juneteenth Observances Planned in Vt. Communities
NECN— June 2021


Vt. Museum Celebrates End of Slavery, a Day of Freedom
The Sun — June 2021


Vermont Visual Arts
Times Argus — June 2021


AUDIORokeby Reopens with New Exhibit
WCAX3 — June 2021


AUDIOMuseums are Everywhere Podcast with Rokeby Museum’s Lindsay Varner
Museums Are Everywhere — March 2021


Vermont Museum Leaders Reflect on the Past and Pandemic Present to Rethink the Future
Seven Days — March 2021


Our readers choose their own ‘pandemic art heroes’
CBC — March 2021


Rokeby Getting Much Needed Renovation
Addison Independent — March 2021, page 6B


AUDIOCelebrating Black History Month
WCAX3 — February 2021


Shelburne Museum among those in Vermont planning to reopen after winter shutdowns
Burlington Free Press — February 2021

2017

Catherine Brooks Takes the Reins at Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — December 2017


The Rokeby Museum & Retiring Director, Jane WilliamsonAUDIO
WCAX — November, 2017


Slayton: Rokeby Museum — Black History in VermontAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — October, 2017


Treading in the Steps of Abolitionists at Vermont’s Rokeby Museum
Vermont State Homes — October, 2017


What’s The History of the Underground Railroad in Vermont?
Vermont Public Radio — October, 2017


Yet Another Reason to Visit Vermont
Historians Against Slavery — September, 2017


History Space: Radical Abolition in Vermont
Burlington Free Press — September, 2017


Art Hounds: Puppets, Shape-Note Singing and Tin TypesAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — August 2017


New Exhibit Focuses on AbolitionistsAUDIO
WCAX — August 2017


The End of An Era at Rokeby
Rutland Herald — July 2017


Upcoming Rokeby Exhibit to Showcase Photos of Abolitionists
Addison Independent — July 2017


“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum
Shelburne News — July 2017


Longtime Director of Rokeby Museum to Step Down
Seven Days — July 2017


Black Lives Matter Forum at Rokeby Museum
Shelburne News — June 2017


10 Vermont Staycation Ideas
Burlington Free Press — April, 2017


Williamson: Echoes Of 1850 — CommentaryAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — March, 2017


Opinion: Echoes of 1850 — Editorial
Burlington Free Press — February, 2017


Hidden History: Rokeby MuseumAUDIO
MyChamplainValley.com — February 2017

2016

You Have To Write It Up. Clemmons Family Farm and the Rokeby MuseumAUDIO
Clemmons Family Farm — November 2016


Since May, 10 ‘Black Lives Matter’ Signs Stolen From Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — October 2016


Featured Exhibits — Quaker Made
Maine Antiques Digest — September 2016


Timeless Quaker-Made Furniture at Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — August 2016


Quaker Furniture Exhibit at Rokeby
Vermont Maturity Magazine — July/August 2016


The Smallest State Has a Rich History of Furniture Makers
The New York Times — July 2016


Museum’s Black Lives Matter Signs Stir Discussion
Burlington Free Press — July 2016


Rokeby Wins Top Award for its Book
Addison Independent — June 2016 

2015

Art Hounds: Puppets, Farm Drawings & Gypsy Jazz AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — September 2015


15,000 Letters from an Abolitionist Family Offer Vast Opportunities for Research
Middlebury College — September 2015


Local Family Donates Runaway Slave Letters
The Middlebury Campus — September 2015


History Space: Ferrisburgh’s natural-born artist
Burlington Free Press — July 2015


Reading Frederick Douglass AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2015


Rowland Robinson Drawings Show Life on the 19th-Century Farm
Seven Days — July 2015


Rokeby Museum: Historic Home of the Abolitionist Robinson Family
Vermont Woman — June 2015


Vermont farm drawings, circa 1800s, coming to Rokeby
The Addison Eagle — May 2015


Discover Black Vermont: The African-American Heritage Trail
Ebony Magazine — April 2015


African American History Month at Rokeby Museum AUDIO
ABC Local 22 — February 2015


Return to Silver Fields
Yankee Magazine — January 2015

2014

Traveling the Underground Railroad to Vermont
Destination VT — September 2014


Rokeby Museum rich in Underground Railroad history
Burlington Free Press — August 2014


Williamson: Douglass in Vermont AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2014


Art Hounds: Paper, Pen & Postcards AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2014


Art Review: ‘Rachael’s New York Postcards at 100,’ Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — July 2014


Public Space: Vermont artist’s famous cards
Burlington Free Press — June 2014


Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit
Shelburne News — June 2014


Rokeby Museum Wins 2014 AASLH Award Of Merit
VT Digger — June 2014


Rokeby to exhibit 100-year-old NYC postcards by Vt. artist
Addison Independent — June 2014


Rachael’s New York postcards turn 100
The Addison Eagle — May 2014


Williamson For Women’s History Month: Rachael Robinson Elmer AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — March 2014

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