Journal of the American Revolution review of Strong Ground

The Journal of the American Revolution has published a glowing review of Strong Ground, written by Gene Procknow. After describing the action at Mount Independence, Procknow concludes his review as follows: I strongly recommend Strong Ground to both scholars as well as enthusiasts. The book is unique, because it fills an historical gap as well … Continue reading Journal of the American Revolution review of Strong Ground

John Burgoyne and Baron von Riedesel return to the Mount Sept. 9

INVESTIGATION INTO THE REVOLUTIONARY MIND PROGRAM AT MOUNT INDEPENDENCE On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, offers its annual travel back in time interview program, “Investigation into the Revolutionary Mind,” to summon up British Lt. Gen. John Burgoyne and German Maj. Gen. Baron von Riedesel. Modern day site interpreter … Continue reading John Burgoyne and Baron von Riedesel return to the Mount Sept. 9

A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence – Aug 26 & 27

On August 26 and 27, 2017, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, hosts the annual “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend—honoring the 240th anniversary of American, British, and German occupation and the 1777 Northern Campaign of the American Revolution. Reenactors and the site offer special interactive activities to engage visitors of all ages … Continue reading A Revolutionary War Weekend at Mount Independence – Aug 26 & 27