History Talk – John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence

John Trumbull Self Portrait. 1802.

Sunday, May 28 at 1:00 pm

Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli will be presenting this illustrated talk about the iconic American painting and the remarkable man who created it. This is an epic story, guaranteed to give you new appreciation for Trumbull and the paintings that adorn the U.S. Capital.

The program, co-sponsored by the Mount Independence Coalition and Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, is open to the public. It is included in the site admission fee–$8.00 for adults, $1.00 for children 14 to 6, under 6 free. Call 802-948-2000 for more information.

The Mount Independence State Historic Site is one of the best-preserved Revolutionary War archeological sites in this country. It is located at 497 Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of Vermont Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village. Carefully follow the signs. Starting May 26, the site will be open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily through October 16.