Portraits of Independence — Sunday, Sept. 29

PORTRAITS OF INDEPENDENCE:  THE FACES OF MOUNT INDEPENDENCE  Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm This illustrated symposium examines the Revolutionary War story of Mount Independence through the portraits of the limited number of people whose likenesses were captured in portraits. Site administrator Elsa Gilbertson presents the cast of characters and their portraits. … Continue reading Portraits of Independence — Sunday, Sept. 29

Living history weekend when soldiers invade the Mount – Aug 31 & Sep 1

A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence On August 31 and September 1, 2019, head to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for the annual “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend. Reenactors and those interested in history gather to engage visitors with a colorful, full scale event honoring this major Revolutionary … Continue reading Living history weekend when soldiers invade the Mount – Aug 31 & Sep 1

Investigation into the Revolutionary Mind – July 27

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, two characters from the Revolutionary War past come back to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for a time-traveling interview. This is the annual “Inquiry into the Revolutionary Mind” program, this year featuring two men in the caring professions—Dr. Jonathan Potts and Rev. Thomas Allen. The program … Continue reading Investigation into the Revolutionary Mind – July 27

Finding the Green Mountain Boys – July 14

On Sunday, July 14, 2019, at 2:00 pm, members of the Green Mountain Boys Project will be speaking at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, about their special project. For the past three years they have been researching the Green Mountain Boys of Vermont. This will be an illustrated talk with plenty … Continue reading Finding the Green Mountain Boys – July 14

Coalition Annual Meeting – June 8 at 10:30 am

  The membership of the Mount Independence Coalition is invited to the annual meeting, which will take place at the Visitor Center auditorium on Saturday, June 8, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Help shape the direction of the Coalition, enjoy refreshments and socialize with other members. Four current board members are up for re-election: Board Member … Continue reading Coalition Annual Meeting – June 8 at 10:30 am

Author Christopher Wren to speak on June 8

"Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom" The Mount Independence Coalition and the Division for Historic Preservation are pleased to be hosting the 12th Annual J. Robert Maguire Lecture on June 8. This year's speaker is Christopher Wren, author of Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom. He will be discussing the subject of that book, Ethan Allen and … Continue reading Author Christopher Wren to speak on June 8

Explore camp and brigade locations on this hike — May 5

Join a trio of Mount Independence experts on an exploration of the camps and brigade layouts of 1776-77. Revolutionary War expert Mike Barbieri, Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli, and site administrator Elsa Gilbertson lead the way on and off the trails in this special pre-opening day guided walk. This time of year the conditions … Continue reading Explore camp and brigade locations on this hike — May 5