Hubbardton Battlefield, Hubbardton

  • Sunday, June 24, 2018: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    Walk in the footsteps of history along a section of the 1776-77 military road that ran from Rutland through Hubbardton on the way to Mount Independence. Site interpreter Bob Franzoni is your guide for this hike, rugged in places. Dress for the weather and wear boots, as one section may be wet.

     

     

  • Saturday, July 14, 2018: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Mars will be at its best for viewing in mid to late July as it approaches the earth. Enjoy seeing a sliver of the moon set before 10:00 pm. The Green Mountain Astronomers are on hand to share their telescopes and knowledge as you explore the night sky. Bring flashlights and a blanket if you like. Call (802) 273-2282 to confirm.

    Admission by donation.

     

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

    Children ages 11 to 15 are invited to this workshop with Bob Franzoni, retired executive director of CATV White River Junction, to learn how to write, direct, act in, and produce a 2 to 3-minute video. Be inspired by the historic Hubbardton Battlefield and its natural beauty. Many movie directors started at a young age. Now it’s your turn. Bring your lunch and snacks. Fee includes materials. Pre-registration required. Information on sibling discounts and scholarships available. Call (802) 273-2282 by July 12 to register. Limit of 10 students.  

    Cost: $15.00 

     

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

    The Crown Point Road Association hosts a one-day carpool caravan tour of the Revolutionary War battlefields and other sites of the summer of 1777, starting at the Hubbardton Battlefield and traveling to the Bennington Battlefield in New York. Other stops include Poultney, Manchester, Arlington, and the Bennington Battle Monument. Experts will speak with the group at each stop. Tour participants are responsible for paying museum entry fees and should plan to bring lunch. Call (802) 388-2967 for details. 

     

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018: 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    The Town of Hubbardton sponsors a family fun afternoon and evening, with music, food, and activities for all ages, ending with fireworks at dusk. Call (802) 273-2282 for details. Rain date is July 22.

     

  • Sunday, July 29, 2018: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Members of the Descendants of the Green Mountain Boys are on hand to discuss how this group came about, share stories about their own Green Mountain Boys family tree discoveries, the importance of honoring them, and offering guidance on how to search for them. 

     

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    The Hubbardton Battlefield is a stop on the 80th annual summer Castleton Colonial Days, sponsored by the Castleton Women’s Society. Special guided battlefield hike at 2:00 PM. Call for details.

  • Sunday, August 26, 2018: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Site interpreter Carl Fuller leads this walk in the East Hubbardton Cemetery, to talk about the early settlers of Hubbardton, their roles in the 1777 Battle of Hubbardton, and life after the war. If inclement weather shorter inside program.

     

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    The site is open without charge on Patriot Day for those who wish to contemplate or to honor past heroes.

     

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