How the hippies took over Vermont – Brattleboro Reformer

Yvonne Daley – former longtime Rutland Herald journalist – has written book about “when the hippies, dreamers, freaks and radicals moved to Vermont” in the 1960’s and 1970’s. She should know – she was part of it, as was presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders.

"Daley seems the perfect candidate: She not only has penned five books and four decades of articles for publications ranging from her local Rutland Herald to Time and People magazines but also knows the counterculture firsthand, having traded a mainstream childhood in Boston to tend goats and a vegetable garden upon moving to the Green Mountain town of Goshen in 1967."


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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2019-10-21 11:19:47 -0400
    Yup, they’re here. I had an Uncle who stated that the interstate highway system was going to lead to the ruination of the State of Vermont. I don’t know that he was totally right in that statement, but it sure made it easier for the urban refugees to get here. &%@$* Interstate !