Annual pilgrimage brings thousands to National Shrine of The Divine Mercy each year
Image of ‘The Divine Mercy’ said to play role in reopening of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
UpCountry is full of women who have made history. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve highlighted nine noteworthy women who have, at one time or another, called our area home.
Does a Civil War-era hermit still make his home on Mount Greylock?
Today, the majority of the popular ski areas that brought tourists to the Berkshire Hills, the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, beginning with the snow trains and ending with destination resorts from the 1970s and 1980s, exist only as abandoned ski lifts and tow ropes, photographs, postcards and memories.
The artwork of author-illustrator Tasha Tudor has inspired a passion in people who collect her work to schedule “bucket list” trips to Vermont to visit her homestead in Marlboro, Vt. “My husband thinks I am cuckoo,” said Barbara Techel, who lives in Wisconsin and recently traveled to Southern Vermont to nourish her Tasha Tudor infatuation. “I have a picture of her in every room in my house and I have all her books.”
Shakers removed headstones
to reflect values of spiritual life
Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene, in Manchester, Vt., is home to presidential history, including one of his father's last surviving stove-pipe hats.
The Bennington Battle Monument is Vermont’s most popular state historic site.
Museum exhibits array of area history tied to the national pastime