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

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