Saturday, February 22, 2020
Black Agnes statue in Montpelier Cemetery in Vermont. Courtesy Bryan Alexander via Flickr.

The Haunted “Black Agnes” Statue in Vermont

As one of the older states in the union, Vermont has a long, proud history of patriots, statesmen, and public benefactors. To...

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