Rev. Lewis Grout was born in Newfane VT in 1815. He graduated from Yale, and spent 15 years as a Congregationalist minister at a remote station in the Zulu country of South Africa. When he returned to the US he wrote "Zulu-Land: Or, Life Among the Zulu-Kafirs of Natal, South Africa", published in 1864. Among his other publications is a history of Early Brattleboro. Rev. Grout died in Brattleboro in 1905. His house, built in 1880, still stands today on the corner of Bonnyvale Road and Western Avenue.
Audio Producer: Wendy Wallis
Research: Kathleen Whallen
Narration: Orion Barber (as Rev. Grout)
Orion Barber reads Grout parts.
Michael Nickolas (tribal call, from Audio Blocks)
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