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
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 (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
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
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 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.
Date: Saturday, October 9 When: 2:00 pm Where: Mount Independence State Historic Site Visitor Auditorium Join the Mount Independence Coalition and the Orwell Free Library for this talk by author, historian and Coalition board member Ennis Duling about the Battle of Bennington. The talk will be centered on people and their personalities, especially John Stark of … Continue reading “A Signal Victory: Bennington, August 16, 1777” on October 9
Living historians re-enact the reading of the Declaration of Independence by Col. Arthur St. Clair, which took place July 28, 1776. (Photo by Ennis Duling) Soldiers Atop the Mount Saturday, September 4, 2021 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, hosts “Soldiers Atop the Mount,” a one-day version of the annual … Continue reading Living History at Mount Independence
Mycologist Meg Madden leads a mushroom walk at Mount Independence on August 22. Sunday, August 22, 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 to know … Continue reading August 22 Mushroom Walk
Some Revolutionary Women of the Southern Lake Champlain Valley Sat., July 24, 2021 • 1:00—2:00 PM Delayed from 2020—In honor of the 101st anniversary of the 19th amendment and women’s right to vote, this illustrated talk introduces some of the resilient women of Vermont’s southern Lake Champlain Valley during the American Revolution while providing national … Continue reading Program: Some Revolutionary Women