Mushroom maven Meg Madden channels her passion into stunning photographs that have been wowing people for several years. That work is leading to some wonderful accomplishments and recognition in the coming weeks. Jackson Gallery Show and New Book A display of her photography called The Art of Mycology: Photographs by Meg Madden will be featured … Continue reading Meg Madden’s photographs on display
Encore – Mushroom exploration with Meg Madden
Sunday, September 18, 1:00 pm Mushroom expert Meg Madden returns to Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, to lead another of her popular mushroom exploration walks. Look for and learn about the many forms of mushrooms on Mount Independence. Are the mushrooms you see this time of year different from the ones people … Continue reading Encore – Mushroom exploration with Meg Madden
Conserving the Past, One Artifact at a Time
Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 1 – 2 PM Over the past several decades, Mount Independence has surrendered a number of Revolutionary War-era artificats that are in the museum's collection. In 2021 the Mount Independence State Historic Site and Mount Independence Coalition completed a project to conserve 45 of these significant Revolutionary War metal artifacts. … Continue reading Conserving the Past, One Artifact at a Time
Soldiers Atop the Mount – Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 3 & 4
Soldiers Atop the Mount (photo by Ennis Duling) Revolutionary War Encampment at Mount Independence “Soldiers Atop the Mount” Reenactment Weekend Honors Soldiers Who Built and Garrisoned Mount Independence Immerse yourself in a Revolutionary War experience at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on Saturday and Sunday, September 3 and 4, 2022, for … Continue reading Soldiers Atop the Mount – Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 3 & 4
Living History in Hubbardton
Hubbardton Battlefield Re-enactment garners local news coverage WCAX TV sent a reporter to the Hubbardton Battlefield last month to cover the battle re-enactment. Coalition board member Mike Barbieri is featured in the two-minute clip, which you can find by clicking on the image above.
Hike Into History – the Road to Independence
Sunday, August 7, from noon until 3:00 pm Meet at the Visitor Center Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, hosts another August “Hike into History” guided walk on Sunday, August 7, 2022, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Your guide is Stephen Zeoli, president of the Mount Independence Coalition, friends group for the site, … Continue reading Hike Into History – the Road to Independence
Mushroom program with Meg Madden
Myco-educator Meg Madden will lead the exploration of Mount Independence's mushrooms on Saturday, June 11. Saturday, June 11, at 1:00 pm Do you see interesting mushrooms in your travels and wish you knew more about what they are? Would you like to learn tips about how to more confidently identify wild mushrooms? Would you like … Continue reading Mushroom program with Meg Madden
Celebrate the trails, explore the history
Join us Saturday, June 4, at 1:00 pm for our annual National Trails Day Hike at Mount Independence. National Trails Day Hike Saturday, June 4, 2022 // 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hiking Mount Independence is a unique and sublime experience, one in which you are walking through a beautiful ecosystem with fantastic views in … Continue reading Celebrate the trails, explore the history
Early Bird Nature Walk kicks off the season
Baltimore Oriole. Photo by Julia Flanagan. Saturday, May 28, at 8:00 am Join ornithologist Sue Wetmore on this annual hike to identify the many birds of Mount Independence. Meet at the visitor center at 8:00 am. Regular admission applies.
Mount Independence opens for the season May 28
Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, will officially open for the season on Saturday, May 28, at 10:00 am. The site will be open Tuesdays through Sundays until 5:00 pm through October 9. Admission is now $6 for adults, children under 15 enter free, as do Mount Independence Coalition members.