120 Main St | Stephen Greene Press

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  • The Stephen Greene Press - Narrated by Isaac and Graham Greene


The Stephen Greene Press was Brattleboro’s premier book publisher for over 20 years. Begun in 1957, they specialized in books of regional interest as well as an eclectic range of nonfiction. Their titles included everything from wood-fired saunas and cross-country skiing, to British cartoons, covered bridges, Americana, cookbooks, essays, and history. Originally housed under the Book Cellar at 120 Main Street, the press moved in 1969 to its building on Fessenden Road in South Brattleboro.

Tour Stop Location: Stephen Greene Press

120 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301, United States


  • <p>Walter Hard Jr., editor of Vermont Life Magazine (left), and Stephen Greene. Photo: Janet Greene, Courtesy of the Greene family archive.</p>
  • <p>Janet Greene at the grave of Sir Isaac Newton (a nineteenth-century Vermonter, not the seventeenth-century English polymath) and his wife, Patty, in Newfane, Vermont. (Photo by H. P. Coolidge; courtesy of the Greene family archive.)</p>
  • <p>120 Main Street Downtown Brattleboro: The Stephen Green Press offices in the basement of the Book Cellar. Photo Courtesy of the Greene Family Archive</p>

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Audio Producer: Stephanie Greene
Narration: Isaac and Graham Greene
Audio Editor: Sally Seymour

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