Join us for a National Trails Day walk around the Mount

Join us for a National Trails Day hike of Mount Independence Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:00 am to 2:00 pm (roughly) Join your guide Steve Zeoli for a 3-plus mile walk around Mount Independence to celebrate National Trails Day. We'll walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War soldiers who encamped her from July 1776 to … Continue reading Join us for a National Trails Day walk around the Mount

Bob Maguire

Robert "Bob" Maguire July 05, 1924 - April 18, 2021 It is with great sadness that we report the news of the death of Bob Maguire, a great friend of Mount Independence. Five decades ago, Bob headed the fight to block construction of a nuclear power plant that would have cost a long shadow over … Continue reading Bob Maguire

Governor Phil Scott has signed an Executive Order creating a 250th Anniversary Commision

Vermont's governor, Phil Scott, has created a commission to plan and prepare for the 250th anniversary of the events surrounding Vermont's participation in the American Revolution. You can read the Press Release and Executive Order here. Sadly, the press release does not mention Mount Independence, but it our favorite historic site is mentioned in the … Continue reading Governor Phil Scott has signed an Executive Order creating a 250th Anniversary Commision

“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