Once, a utopian experiment burned bright and brief in the Great North Woods.
Though any physical traces of Franconia College have vanished under the saplings and overgrown grass, the educational experiment in the woods still shapes the area today.
Plus, we feature an episode of Brave Little State, the people-powered podcast from Vermont Public Radio. Since the show began, listeners have been asking: why do so many young people leave the state? Is Vermont really losing its young people?