Words Trail

Unlocking the Secrets of Our Storied Past

Brattleboro is recognized nationally as a small town with a big history of all things words – writing, books, printing, and publishing – and the legacy continues today. From native Abenaki stories, the trailblazing Estey Organ Factory, the famous watercures, and Rudyard Kipling to way too many ‘firsts’ to list here, you can explore and learn about ‘America’s most storied small town’ with the free, self-guided Brattleboro Words Trail app. Enable the app to know your location, and you can listen to stories associated with places as you pass by. Just download the ‘Brattleboro Word Trail’ app on Apple or Google. Or visit https://brattleboro.stqry.app/  to listen to more than 100 stories on your computer.

Grab a beautiful ‘Brattleboro Words Trail’ map at various downtown locations including the Brooks Library and the Chamber of Commerce. And you can visit the living Words Trail large ceramic murals at their home base at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot Street Fridays and Saturdays between 3 and 6 pm.

Listen to a recent Vermont Public Radio story about the Trail here.

Anytime you want!

Audio Tour on the Words Trail app.


118 Elliot
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
e. brattleborowords@gmail.com

Website for more information: http://brattleborowords.org/