Today in History–July 9–the Library of Congress features Vermont, which revised its constitution on this day in 1793 and became the first state to prohibit slavery. Learn more about the “Green Mountain” state known for its independent-minded citizens by visiting the Today in History section, then following the links below to access more primary sources.
Vermont stories from America’s Library
Vermont image set from American Memory
More Vermont images
“Visitin’ ’round at Coolidge Corners” (film from Plymouth, Vermont)