A Look Back At Wilson Bentley's Snowflake Photography
01/15/13 12:44PM By Jane Lindholm, Ric Cengeri
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On January 15, 1885, a Jericho farmer by the name of Wilson Bentley became one of the first persons in the world to photograph a single snow crystal. He would take pictures of over 5,000 snowflakes in his lifetime, a feat that would earn him the name of "Snowflake" Bentley.
Vermont Edition talked with Wayne Howe, archivist for the Jericho Historical Society about Bentley's imprint on history.