“Making preparations to receive the enemy” – October 5

History Talk: THE AUTUMN OF 1776 AT MOUNT INDEPENDENCE: "Making Preparations to Receive the Enemy" Saturday, October 5 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm Join us for an illustrated talk, “The Autumn of 1776: Making Preparations to Receive the Enemy,” by historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin. Paul looks at the busy autumn of 1776 when … Continue reading “Making preparations to receive the enemy” – October 5

Portraits of Independence — Sunday, Sept. 29

PORTRAITS OF INDEPENDENCE:  THE FACES OF MOUNT INDEPENDENCE  Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm This illustrated symposium examines the Revolutionary War story of Mount Independence through the portraits of the limited number of people whose likenesses were captured in portraits. Site administrator Elsa Gilbertson presents the cast of characters and their portraits. … Continue reading Portraits of Independence — Sunday, Sept. 29

Living history weekend when soldiers invade the Mount – Aug 31 & Sep 1

A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence On August 31 and September 1, 2019, head to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for the annual “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend. Reenactors and those interested in history gather to engage visitors with a colorful, full scale event honoring this major Revolutionary … Continue reading Living history weekend when soldiers invade the Mount – Aug 31 & Sep 1