On Thursday, October 1, the Chittenden County Historical Society will sponsor a talk, "The
Yankee Illuminati: Freemasonry in Early Burlington," by John Thomas.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 P.M., at the Ethan
Allen Homestead in Burlington.

Crvnetters may be interested to note that Mr. Thomas received the Center's 1998 George
B. Bryan Award for Excellence in Vermont Research for his history project, "The Engine
of Enlightenment: Samuel Hitchcock and the Creation of the University of Vermont Seal,"
which was advised by Dona Brown of the University of Vermont History Department.

For more information about Mr. Thomas's presentation, please contact Vincent Feeney of
the Chittenden County Historical Society at 802/862-8219.


Kristin Peterson-Ishaq
Center for Research on Vermont
University of Vermont
Nolin House, 589 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401-3439
Telephone: 802-656-4389
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