Maple sugarin' in Vermont :a sweet history /Betty Ann Lockhart.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259758

Description

192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Maple sugar History.
Maple sugar industry History.

Originator

Lockhart, Betty Ann.
Lockhart, Don.

Contents

The native peoples of the dawnland--the Abenakis -- Sugarin' in the wilderness: sweetness for the early settlers -- "T.J." and Vermont maple -- Flowing toward the birth of the Vermont maple industry -- Report of the first U.S. commissioner of agriculture: reflecting on the 1700s and peering into the 1800s -- "Eat sugar not made by slaves!" -- Heading through the 1800s -- The auspicious 1890s -- Vermont maple sugarmakers and the Pure Food and Drug Act -- And 1896 -- Big business: the making of a maple magnate-George C. Cary-and afterwards -- How do the maple trees tick? solvers of the mysteries! -- Teaching and learning-for sugarmakers and consumers -- Stories from the heart of maple country -- The move to gain more money from the maple crop -- Tools of the trade -- Old-time maple "receipts."

Publication

Charleston, SC : History Press

Description

192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-190).
Received 2009.

ISBN

9781596294912 (pbk.)
1596294914 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks TP395.L63 2008

Material Type

Vermont

Places

Vermont