Goodbye to a Yankee Farmer, the Ghost of Exit 8

In 1964, a Vermont farmer burned himself and his farm, rather than surrender his land. His neighbors can’t let him go.,

Before the last remaining tree from the historical Romaine Tenney Farm was cut down in Weathersfield, Vt., on the early morning of March 17th, 2021.
Before the last remaining tree from the historical Romaine Tenney Farm was cut down in Weathersfield, Vt., on the early morning of March 17th, 2021.Credit…Kelly Burgess for The New York Times

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Goodbye to a Yankee Farmer, the Ghost of Exit 8

In 1964, a Vermont farmer burned himself and his farm, rather than surrender his land. His neighbors can’t let him go.

Before the last remaining tree from the historical Romaine Tenney Farm was cut down in Weathersfield, Vt., on the early morning of March 17th, 2021.Credit…Kelly Burgess for The New York Times

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