Mount Independence State Historic Site

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ADDISON | Seven Vermont state-owned historic sites opened their doors for the 2019 season. This collection of sites offers 80 historic structures along with over 1,000 acres of forest and farmland. Read more

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ORWELL | Ironically, little has been written in-depth about one of Addison County’s most unusual places of history. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  Every September, the State of Vermont celebrates the past by devoting an entire month to fun and educational activities relating to the field of archaeology. Read more

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ORWELL —  A bold new book, titled “Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution”, tells the complete story about Vermont’s role in the War for Independence. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The British had a fleet on Lake Champlain in the 18th century, and so did the French and later the American rebels. Read more

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ORWELL — College of St. Joseph Assistant Professor of History Paul Andriscin will present “An Investigation into the Revolutionary Mind: What Were You Thinking John Trumbull and Anthony Wayne?” on Saturday, July 30. Read more

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Thanks to U.S. taxpayers and the National Park Service, $24,000 in funds will help support data gathering and archiving. Read more

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ORWELL –Amy Olmsted, a nursery professional for more than 20 years, took visitors on a brisk walking tour of Vermont’s colorful wildflowers blooming along the trails of historic Mount Independence, in Orwell, April 24. Read more

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ORWELL — Mount Independence springs into spring with the annual guided wildflower walk on Sunday, April 24, at 1 p.m. at the State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont. Read more

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