Sexy Sermons: A 19th-century Vermonter Preached "Free Love"
Some Vermonters of a certain age - i.e., those who remember the '60s as more than grainy images of the Vietnam War set to Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" - recall when Vermont meant "free love." Back then, young people were drawn to the Green Mountain State by the temptations of communal living and its concomitant promise of open loving ... (more)
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#1 Feb 28, 2013
I used to blame the hippie ruination of Brattleboro and Putney on the immigration to the area of NYC trust funded "brats". Now I see that the roots of the movement were here all along! Perhaps the NYC trust fund kids were the great-great grandchildren of Noyes and his followers, having ancestral memories and finding their way back home!
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