Vermont Life magazine is getting a second life online.

Vermont Life magazine is available online.

Visit to browse and search the digital archive of Vermont’s iconic 72-year-old magazine.

Vermont Life was a quarterly magazine, published by the State of Vermont, covering Vermont’s “people, places and culture.” The state-owned magazine was founded in 1946 and ceased publication in the summer of 2018.

Summer 1947, painting by Norman Rockwell 

Summer 2012

The digitization of Vermont Life was undertaken to support the Middlebury College fall 2018 class: “Vermont Life’s Vermont,” taught by Professors Kathy Morse and Michael Newbury.

Vermont Life was digitized from originals held by Middlebury College Special Collections, the State of Vermont, and the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library with funding support from the following: the Davis Family Foundation, Middlebury College Friends of the Library, Middlebury College Departments of American Studies, Environmental History, and History, Middlebury College Digital Liberal Arts Initiative, the Center for Research on VermontSaint Michael’s College Library, the Vermont Historical Society, and the University of Vermont Special Collections.

Three female skiers from the Winter 1948 issue


Bhutanese festival-goers in Burlington’s Old North End, Autumn 2012 issue of Vermont Life



1 thought on “Vermont Life magazine is getting a second life online.

  1. Brenda Ellis

    I was so sad to see it ceased publication (I was a long-time subscriber). What will be next? :( Terrific that this was digitized and added to Internet Archive. I assume a midcat/worldcat record is forthcoming so we see this option along with the print. It deserves a wide audience!


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