Film On Local Life To Premiere At Town Hall

October 14, 2010

in Entertainment,News,Woodstock

The premiere of the history documentary “Life in Windsor County” will be held at the Woodstock Town Hall Meeting Room in Woodstock, VT Wednesday, September 29th at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The program is 45 minutes and a conversation will follow.
“Life in Windsor County” is the seventh county documentary produced through collaboration between Johnson State College students, Professor Bill Doyle and Vince Franke of Peregrine Productions, LLC. For this documentary, JSC student intern Matt Daubenspeck worked with Vince to interview 17 local
residents to hear their memories of Vermont’s biggest county covering events from its earliest settlers through the sheep craze, machine tool industry and stories of life in the first half of the 20th century. Their stories were then blended with more than 200 historical photographs provide new insight into Windsor’s past.
Local residents interviewed for the documentary include: Bill Aldrich, Jack Anderson, Franklin Billings, David Briggs, Howard Coffin, Marvin Harvey, Paul Hudson, Jean Lindman, Morris Lindman, Bruce McEany, John Murphy, Bob Parker, Mary Ann Howland McFaun, Barbara Rhoad, John Swanson, George Tuthill and Kathy Wendling.
Free copies will be sent to all the local schools, libraries and historical societies. DVD copies of the documentary cost $15 and are available in local bookstores and online at: A portion of the proceeds from DVD sales will be donated to the local historical society. Checks should be made out to the Peregrine Productions LLC.
Supporters of the documentary include: Bethel Historical Society, Johnson State College, Senator Bill Doyle, Senator Dick McCormack, Springfield Historical Society, Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Woodstock History Center, Woodstock Rotary Club, and Vermont Standard Printers.


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