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Monkton news for Apr. 11

MONKTON — The Monkton Museum & Historical Society is pleased to announce a presentation on Stephen Bates, the first black sheriff in Vermont, who held his position for many years in Vergennes. Jane Williamson of the Rokeby Museum and research assistant Alicia Grangent will discuss how they brought him back to life through recognition with a state sign and displays at the Vergennes Bixby Library and Police Department. In person at the Monkton Town Hall Community Room, Monday, April 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more info or questions contact [email protected] 

There will also be an announcement on Monkton’s Front Porch Forum before this meeting that will include a Zoom link for those who are unable to attend in person.

Also the Monkton Museum & Historical Society is sending out membership renewals. If you are interested in becoming a member for the 2024-2025 year, please reach out via email to [email protected].

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