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Surprises abound at Shelburne Farms and Shelburne Museum

SHELBURNE — Every good summer etches at least one precise experience into the otherwise smoky surface of our sense memories, maybe more if you’re a child. Thirty seconds, maybe five minutes, of heightened awareness.

This summer that experience arrived for me in two installments, two hours apart, on the second of three days I spent at the Brick House on the shores of Lake Champlain.

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