Mount Independence, Orwell

  • Monday, June 26, 2017: 9:30 am to Wednesday, June 28, 2017: 12:30 pm

    Children will enjoy Revolutionary times learning about Mount Independence, with new hands-on activities, walks and more.  Ages 7 to 12. Limited space. Pre-registration required. 

    Fee: $80.00

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Saturday, July 01, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Paul Staiti, author of the new book Of Arms and Artists, examines five artist of the American Revolutionary era, including Mount Independence's own John Trumbull.  Books available for purchase and signing by the author.  Annual J. Robert Maguire lecture. Sponsored by Mount Independence Coalition.

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Thursday, July 06, 2017: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Reenactors folowing the footsteps of history begin their 26-mile withdrawn march to the Hubbardton Battlefield, arriving on July 7 for the Battle of Hubbardton weekend (July 8 and 9). Their march commemorates the 240th anniversary of the American withdrawal.  Send them off at the Mount or watch for them along the roads and byways.  Call to confirm.

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Sunday, July 23, 2017: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    A panel of historians share their latest interesting research on Mount Independence and the American Revolution.  Questions and discussion welcomed.  Propgram in memory of Louise Ransom, long-time Mount Independence Coalition president.

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm

    Our friends group annual meeting (all are welcomed) is followed mid-day by the launch party for the Coalition's new book, Strong Ground, a lively look at the compelling history of Mount Independence. Call for details.

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Sunday, August 06, 2017: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    On this guided tour, walk in the footsteps of Revolutionary War soldiers.  Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli is your guide.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather.  Co-sponsored by Mount Independence Coalition. 

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

    This Revolutionary War living history weekend commemorates 1777, 240 years ago, with camp life, interactive “walkabout” with experts on the Baldwin Trail, special scenarios reflecting 1777, reading of the Declaration of Independence, and more. Co-sponsored by Living History Association.

    Fee: $6.00 for adults, free for children under 15. 

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

    Enjoy the trail system and supoort this Mount Independence Coalition fundraiser for education and special programming efforts by participating in this 5K walk.  $20.00 fee includes commemorative t-shirt, admission to Soldiers Atop the Mount, and a simple lunch.  Pre-registration suggested.  Call for details.

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

  • Sunday, August 27, 2017: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

    This Revolutionary War living history weekend commemorates 1777, 240 years ago, with camp life, interactive “walkabout” with experts on the Baldwin Trail, special scenarios reflecting 1777, reading of the Declaration of Independence, and more. Co-sponsored by Living History Association.

    Fee: $6.00 for adults, free for children under 15. 

  • Saturday, September 02, 2017: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    The public is invited to bring mushrooms for identification by mycologist Sue Van Hook, back at the Mount by popular demand.  You will sort and learn how to identify common edible and medicinal fungi, or will venture onto the trails to see what is fruiting, or a bit of both.  All ages welcome. Bring a hand lens or magnifying glass, if you have one. Lens available to share.  Co-sponsored by Mount Independence Coalition. 

    For more information call 802-759-2412 or during open hours 802-948-2000.

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