Monday, July 10, 2017

Video: Ten years ago today: We WON!

July 10, 2007 was the historic day Springfield Vermont won The Simpsons Movie Hometown Challenge video contest, beating out 13 other Springfields. The prize was the privilege to host the world premiere of The Simpsons Movie. For one brief glittering moment in time, our small town was a part of American pop culture as media the world over spotlighted our big win.

Video: Vermont Public Radio caught the actual winning moment on tape!

BBC News: Vermont town voted Simpsons home

Der Spiegel: Das wahre Springfield liegt in Vermont

CBS News: Doh! Vermont Wins "Simpsons" Hometown Vote

TV GUIDE: The Simpsons Call Springfield, Vermont, Home

Chicago Tribune: Springfield runner-up in worst... vote... ever

D'oh: 'Simpsons' snub for New Jersey

Simpsons's Springfield finally gets a state

VPR: Springfield, VT wins "The Simpsons" movie premiere contest

'Simpsons Movie' premiere might be biggest event ever in little Springfield, Vt.

A Special Message from Governor Jim Douglas

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