Mount Independence, Orwell

  • Saturday, September 27, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    An Inquiry into the Revolutionary Mind: What Were You Thinking, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison?Modern day historian Paul Andriscin turns back the time machine to 1791 to interview Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and others about their May-June visit to the Lake Champlain Valley, Vermont, and northern sites of the American Revolution. Did future president Jefferson know his Declaration of Independence was the inspiration in July 1776 for the name Mount Independence? 

    Revolutionary Mind program

    Event location:  Mount Independence, Orwell

    Fee:  Adult: $5.00, children under 15: free

    Registration:  N/A

  • Saturday, October 11, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    “Join, or Die”: Political Cartoons of the American Revolution--Historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin looks at political cartoons of the American Revolution in this illustrated program.  What did they mean, what was their impact on both sides of the Atlantic, and which ones still resonate? 

    Event Location:  Mount Independence, Orwell

    Fee:  Adult: $5.00, children under 15: free

    Registration:  N/A

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Mount Independence Coalition president Steve Zeoli leads this three mile autumn hike out to the Mount’s northern point.  The focus is on the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road, built in the autumn of 1776.  The hike will go out to the point (the northernmost point of Mount Independence.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather.  This is the last in the series of three 2014 on the ground events exploring sections of the military road. (August 23, 2014, car tour starting at the Hubbardton Battlefield, and September 28, 2014, military road hike from the Hubbardton Battlefield).

    on guided walk

    Event Location:  Mount Independence, Orwell

    Fee:  Adult: $5.00, children under 15: free

    Registration:  N/A