“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

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

History talk: meet the British 24th Foot — Sept. 24

The British 24th Foot in the Revolutionary War's Northern Campaign A talk by Robert Grandchamp Sunday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 30, 2018, come to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for a talk by living historian Robert Grandchamp on the British 24th Regiment of Foot and their role … Continue reading History talk: meet the British 24th Foot — Sept. 24

Ethnic and cultural diversity at Mount Independence – Talk on Sunday, Aug. 12

On Sunday, August 12, 2018, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, offers a talk on “Ethnic and Cultural Diversity at Mount Independence” by historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin. This talk looks at how a rag-tag force from six states and Vermont managed to maintain the Northern American Army here during the … Continue reading Ethnic and cultural diversity at Mount Independence – Talk on Sunday, Aug. 12

11th Annual J. Robert Maguire Lecture features Willard Sterne Randall

Benedict Arnold: Fact and Fiction A Lecture by Willard Sterne Randall Saturday, June 9 at 2:00 p.m. Mount Independence State Historic Site Visitor Center The Coalition is proud to announce this year's J. Robert Maguire Lecture. Willard Sterne Randall will be delivering the presentation Benedict Arnold: Fact and Fiction. Description: Willard Sterne Randall, New York … Continue reading 11th Annual J. Robert Maguire Lecture features Willard Sterne Randall

1777 and the American Revolution – a talk at Mount Independence, Oct. 7

On Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 1:00 pm., historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin offers an illustrated talk about the American Revolution happenings of 1777 at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont. What was going on outside of Mount Independence 240 years ago, as the British under Lt. Gen. John Burgoyne headed toward Saratoga, … Continue reading 1777 and the American Revolution – a talk at Mount Independence, Oct. 7