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January 2022

GMALL presents: Rich Lumber of Manchester and Wanakena, New York

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
via Zoom, online

MANCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to partner with the Manchester Historical Society to present this talk about the Rich Lumber Company. In 1912, the Rich Lumber Company moved its operations from Wanakena, New York to Manchester, Vermont, to harvest the 12,000+ acres of woodlands of the Lye Brook wilderness and beyond. The company employed over 300 people, many of them Italian, Swedish, and French-Canadian immigrants. To house its employees, the company built a…

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