A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence – Aug 26 & 27

On August 26 and 27, 2017, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, hosts the annual “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend—honoring the 240th anniversary of American, British, and German occupation and the 1777 Northern Campaign of the American Revolution. Reenactors and the site offer special interactive activities to engage visitors of all ages … Continue reading A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence – Aug 26 & 27

Celebrate the publication of Strong Ground

Update: See pictures from the event here. The Mount Independence Coalition is holding a party to celebrate the publication of Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution. Saturday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m. The festivities will begin with a little pomp and ceremony, as we reflect on the history of the Mount and the … Continue reading Celebrate the publication of Strong Ground

Stories of Mount Independence: Recent Research

Mount Independence State Historic Site Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 A group of researchers shares their latest historical discoveries about Mount Independence history during this panel presentation moderated by site interpreter and historian Paul Andriscin. Ennis Duling, fresh from editing the new book Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution, will … Continue reading Stories of Mount Independence: Recent Research