On Lester Dunklee's legacy and importance to Brattleboro

Another icon and era in Vermont has passed with the retirement of Lester Dunklee and the closing of the R.F. Dunklee Machine Shop on Flat Street in Brattleboro.

Two marvelous articles in the Brattleboro Reformer and The Commons perfectly captured the legacy of Lester, the family, and the shop - and their importance in our history.

Now Lester will not have to attend his own funeral, as he will know what will be said in his eulogies! And he deserves every word.

Tim Kipp


This letter to the editor was submitted to The Commons.

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