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May 16th 2013, 11:50Webby makes the rounds at Passport to Learning a hands-on program for school kids. 10K school kids visit here yearly. http://t.co/aPQ0Z8N90F
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This intimate stone structure, built as a log home in Shelburne in 1790, now serves as a changing exhibition space.
When the house was moved to the Museum in 1950, the clapboards and interior walls had deteriorated so badly that little of the structure could be salvaged. Stone from a Shelburne Falls, Vermont gristmill was laid in a scatterstone pattern to form replacement façades, and feather-edged boards were removed from Vermont and New Hampshire houses to serve as interior walls.
Mrs. Webb first used Vermont House to portray the imagined home of a retired wealthy sea captain who had collected high-style American furnishings and French and English decorative accessories in his travels.