Today in History: Vermont

Vermont [Pictorial envelope]
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 primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

Vermont images

Visitin’ ’round at Coolidge Corners” (film from Plymouth, Vermont)

Vermont maps

Vermont sheet music

WPA Life Histories from Vermont

More Vermont oral histories

Vermont books & articles

Vermont manuscripts & correspondence

Vermont historical newspapers

Vermont legislation

Vermont Guide to Law Online

More U.S. state primary source collections