Discover the charming town of Rutland, Vermont, through 247 antique postcards and contemporary photos. From celebrations and attractions of the Downtown to a look back at the tragedies and disasters the city faced, see how Vermont's second largest city has evolved through the years. Learn how it became a world producer of marble and the important role that the railroad continues to play. Tour the Rutland Downtown Historic District and view buildings such as the original Rutland Firehouse, the Arthur Perkins House, H.H. Baxter Memorial Library, St. Peter's Catholic Church, and Longfellow School. Rutland is also home to Paramount Theater, Killington Music Festival, tractor manufacturer John Deere, and (the fictional) G.I. Joe. With present day views mixed in with the rare postcard views, this is a great souvenir for local residents, tourists, history buffs, and postcard collectors.
An Air Force veteran, prolific author, and porcelain expert, Debby DuBay turned her passion for antiques into her second profession. A Vermonter, she is the owner of Limoges Antiques Shop on Merchants Row in historic downtown Rutland.