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Best known for its connection with the Underground Railroad, the Rokeby Museum preserves the history of four generations of remarkable Robinsons. Ahead of its time in every way, the family was made up of Quakers, abolitionists and artists. They were also successful farmers. Patriarch Thomas R. Robinson was among the first agriculturalists to import Merino sheep to the U.S. If he were around today, the old man might be raising something equally radical, like llamas. Two of them live across the road from the Rokeby, along with a camel.

Upcoming Events

  • 'Quaker Made: Vermont Furniture, 1820-1835' (Shows)

    • Through Oct. 30
  • Anne Verplanck (Talks)

    • Sun., July 31, 3 p.m. $2-10; free for kids under 5.

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