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

A Revolutionary War Weekend – Sep. 8 & 9

The calendar flips back to 1776 and 1777 at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on September 8 and 9, 2018, for the annual “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend. Reenactors and those interested in history gather to engage the public with a colorful, full scale event that honors this massive … Continue reading A Revolutionary War Weekend – Sep. 8 & 9

National Trails Day walk at the Mount – June 2

Come to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, on Saturday, June 2, 2018, for a guided history walk from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. This is one of many special walks and hikes across the country to celebrate National Trails Day. Mark Brownell, retired history teacher and board member of the Mount Independence Coalition, the site … Continue reading National Trails Day walk at the Mount – June 2