Green Mountaineer Online: Children
Read these diaries of Vermont children from the late 1800s. How are their lives similar to yours? How are they different?
- Diary of a Vermont Schoolgirl (1893)
- Diary of a Vermont Farmboy (1874) - Learn more about Porter Perrin
Want to learn more about Vermont schools in the 1800s?
- No Busses, No Electricity, No School Lunch!
- History Hidden in the Paper World of Ephemera: Schools
- Schoolgirl Engraver
Do you have a pet chicken or pig? Some Vermont kids did:
What did children do for fun in the past? Maybe the same things that you do!
- The Circus and Fair: A Summertime Delight
- What It Meant To Shoot the Chute
- History Hidden in the Paper World of Ephemera: Camps
Annie Ide, a girl from St. Johnsbury, didn't like having a birthday on Christmas day. So she got a new birthday!
Do you like jokes and riddles? Check out these from over a 100 years ago!
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Vermont Historical Society. "Green Mountaineer Online: Children." Vermont History Explorer. Accessed December 5, 2023. https://blog.vermonthistoryexplorer.org/gmo-children