story request:
Stories Through History
North Hero Public Library
Requester: Caroline Korejko
Deadline: No Deadline
Tell your story

This story category is dedicated to narratives of the past, and elements of the North Hero community which devote themselves to the conservation of local histories. Examples include Historical Society, Birdland Camp, Camp Abenaki, Camp Ingalls, Elm Point Farm, Lakeside, The Island Line Railroad.

Question Prompts:

1. How did you come to live in North Hero?

2. How many generations of your family have lived in North Hero?

3. When your family first arrived in North Hero, how did they get here?

These stories may be edited, published and shared.

Tell your story
Tips for telling a great story
  • Tell your story as if you were talking to a friend or a relative. Make it personal.
  • Add photos! It is best if the first photo you add is a nice image of yourself so that people can see you as they listen to or read your story.
Tips for audio recording
  • You can re-record as many times as you want. Take a couple of practice runs until it feels more natural talking into your computer.
  • Try not to use a pre-written script so that your story sounds as natural as possible. It is ok if it is not perfect.
  • Try to speak as clearly as possible, and get as close to the microphone as you can.
  • Try to find a quiet place with no background noise. It is even better if the room has carpet. This will reduce the amount of echo on the recording.
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