Retreat Farm & Meadows


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  • Retreat Farm and Meadows, An Abenaki Perspective on DAR Rock


The Retreat Farm, established to provide food and work experiences in nature for patients at the nearby Brattleboro Retreat mental hospital founded in 1834, is recognized to be situated on important ancestral Abenaki lands. Listen to the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) version of Retreat Farm history, with Script and Narration from Rich Holschuh.

Tour Stop Location: Retreat Farm

45 Farmhouse Sq, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301, United States

Research & Production

Audio Editing & Production: Donna Blackney
Narration: Donna Blackney
Voices: Rich Holschuh, Chief Roger Longtoe Sheehan

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Photos & Video

  • <p>Chief Roger Longtoe Sheehan, courtesy of Sokoki Sojourn - Rich Holschuh</p>
  • <p>Wantastegok - new sign at Retreat Farm &amp; Meadows</p>
  • <p>Retreat Farm &amp; Meadows - mist. Courtesy of Retreat Farm</p>
  • <p>sign unveiling - Retreat Farm &amp; Meadows</p>
  • <p>Retreat Farm &amp; Meadows - boat launch area</p>