Coming to Stone Church Arts in Bellows Falls: Vermont History Through Song

BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT: The fourteenth season of the Stone Church Arts concerts series continues Saturday, September 29 with Vermont History through Song. Singer Linda Radtke and pianist Arthur Zorn bring Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society’s collection of sheet music. Concerts begin at 7:30 pm in the Chapel at Immanuel Episcopal Church, the stone church on the hill, 20 Church St.

Dressed in period costume and using the music Vermonters published and sang in their communities, Ms. Radtke guides listeners through our state’s history, from the earliest published song, “Green Mountain Farmer” (1798), through 1850 temperance ballads and Civil War era songs, to songs about Vermonters Calvin Coolidge, Thomas Dewey, and Jim Fisk.

The Vermont Humanities Council and Stone Church Arts are teaming up to bring Vermont History through Song the stone church in Bellows Falls. Admission is by donation at the door. More information is available by calling 802-460-0110 or visiting wwww.stonechurcharts.org.