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Retiring Sheldon director made his mark on local history

BILL BROOKS WILL soon step down as director of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History after a very eventful decade. He helped bring new, vibrant exhibits to the Middlebury museum that combined art, history and the talents of Addison County residents. Here he stands in front of a series of miniature Christmas trees crafted by local residents that will be auctioned as a fundraiser for the museum. Independent photo/John Flowers

Bill Brooks has helmed Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum for only 10 of its 137 years, but his many contributions have made an immeasurable impact on how locals and visitors will perceive Addison County for many decades to come.

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