Camel's Hump

Location: Waterbury
Historical Category: Natural History
Video Date: 11/3/23

One of Vermont's most iconic features is Camel's Hump, a distinctive mountain in the Green Mountain range. Called "ta wak be dee esso wadso" by the Abenaki, it's a feature that's that has a long history and is closely linked to the image of the state. Vermont Historical Society Executive Director Steve Perkins and ABC 22 & Fox 44 anchor Mike Hoey head to Duxbury to learn more about the story of the mountain and how it's been used.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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