SPRING HISTORY WALK AT MOUNT INDEPENDENCE ORWELL, Vt.—On Saturday, May 5, 2018, come to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for a special pre-season guided history walk from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. Early May before the leaves are out is the perfect time of year to see the remains and traces of … Continue reading Spring History Walk – May 5
We are happy to present our 2018 Event Schedule for Mount Independence State Historic Site. We've been working hard with the Division for Historic Preservation to prepare this exciting slate of programs. You can download a PDF copy of the schedule here.
Start thinking about summer. The Crown Point Road Association is planning a 1-day tour of the Summer 1777 Battlefields. Visit the Hubbardton Battlefield, the Bennington Battlefield, the Bennington Battle Monument, and many points of interest along the way. The event is free, though participants are responsible for paying their own entrance fees. For more information, … Continue reading The Crown Point Road Association’s 1-day tour of Summer 1777 Battlefield
Sue Wetmore, who leads the annual bird hike at the Mount, reports the sighting of 18 species in a 2.9 mile walk on February 22. Here is our list from today's walk around the orange trail. We also flushed an owl of undetermined species, most likely a great horned. We found a down feather and a … Continue reading Bird count on Mount Independence
Still looking for a present or two this holiday time? Think about giving a gift of history. Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution is the beautiful, richly illustrated and dramatic story of the important role in the War of Independence played by our region. Get the book at local bookstores, or order online.
Mount Independence State Historic Site official closed for the season Monday, October 16. We want to thank everyone who came out to the site over the spring, summer and fall to support our events and to enjoy the wonder of the Mount. Over the coming months the Coalition will be working with the Division for … Continue reading Thank you for a great season
Sunday, October 15, 2017 -- 1:00 p.m. Time for the last 2017 hike into history at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont. On Sunday, October 15, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, enjoy a tour led by Stephen Zeoli, president of the friends group for the historic site. The focus will be on the events … Continue reading Hike Into History – Oct. 15