Partners & Friends

The following organizations support the mission of Vermont’s State Historic Sites, collaborating to enable visitors and Vermonters to fully experience and appreciate Vermont’s heritage.

Bennington Battle Monument

Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument 
The Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument is a group of volunteers whose mission is to enhance programming, event planning and exhibits at the Monument.

Bennington Chamber
The Bennington Chamber of Commerce promotes area attractions and the new Welcome Center features an exhibit on the Bennington Battle Monument.

Chimney Point

Crown Point State Historic Site, Crown Point, NY
This historic site is located at the New York foot of the Lake Champlain Bridge.  Its history is closely entwined with that of Chimney Point.  Both sites join together to offer special programming, including guided history walks over the Lake Champlain Bridge during the summer and in mid September when Chimney Point hosts the Northeast Open Atlatl Championship and Crown Point has a Festival of Nations.  The forts at Crown Point interpret the military history of the area whereas at Chimney Point the focus is on the settlement of the area beginning with the Native American settlement followed by the French and then finally the British settlement.

Lake Champlain Region
The “Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain” promotes the attractions and activities of the region, including the area around the Lake Champlain Bridge.
Addison County Chamber of Commerce ( Chimney Point is a member of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, which actively promotes the area.

Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership
Chimney Point is one of the nationally significant properties in the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership, which helps promote the interpretation of the region’s heritage and culture.

The Crown Point Road Association   
The Crown Point Road Association preserves all materials, information, and historical traditions concerning the old Crown Point Military Road, built in 1759 across Vermont from Fort No. 4 across the Connecticut River in what is now Charlestown, New Hampshire, to several miles south of Chimney Point to connect across Lake Champlain with Crown Point, New York.  The Association's Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road section raises awareness of the September 1777 military road from Mount Independence to Hubbardton, Rutland, and beyond.

Hubbardton Battlefield

Hubbardton Historical Society, Hubbardton, VT      
The Hubbardton Historical Society actively supports the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, particularly for the annual Hubbardton Battle living history weekend every July.

Mount Independence

Mount Independence Coalition, Orwell, VT  
The Mount Independence Coalition is the official friends organization for the Mount Independence State Historic Site and has an interest in the Hubbardton Battlefield, as the two sites are closely linked.  The Mount Independence Coalition sponsors many activities and events each year, and has an informative newsletter and website.

Orwell Historical Society, Orwell, VT  
This historical society helps preserve and promote the history of the Town of Orwell.

Justin Morrill State Historic Site

Friends of the Morrill Homestead
The Friends of the Morrill Homestead work with the Division for Historic Preservation on the interpretation of the Homestead and develop all programming and children activities at the State owned Historic Site

Woodstock Historical Society
The Woodstock, Vermont Historical Society helps preserve and promote the history of the town of Woodstock and surrounding area.

President Chester Arthur State Historic Site

Town of Fairfield email:  Contact the Town Clerk of Fairfield, Vermont to learn the hours they are open and when you can visit the exhibit on Chester Arthur

St. Albans Historical Society  
This nearby local historical society has exhibits on the St. Albans area including Fairfield.

Old Constitution House

Windsor Historical Society    
The Windsor, Vermont Historical Society helps preserve and promote the history of the town of Windsor.

President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation  
With offices at Plymouth Notch, CCMF preserves the legacy of Calvin Coolidge and is the only membership organization devoted to the 30th U.S. President.  CCMF assists the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site with educational programs and special events.

President Calvin Coolidge Library and Museum at the Forbes Library  
Located in Northampton, Massachusetts, this is the largest collection of primary archival material associated with Calvin Coolidge and the only public library in the U.S. to hold a presidential collection. Calvin Coolidge began donating his political papers to the library when  became Lt. Governor of Massachusetts.

Vermont Historical Society  
The Vermont Historical Society is the only organization in Vermont that collects and interprets artifacts, books, and documents that reflect the entire history of the state.  It holds the Coolidge Family papers, photographs and other Coolidge related material. 

The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation is a member of the following chambers of commerce which actively promote the State-owned Historic Sites, especially President Calvin Coolidge, Justin Morrill Homestead and Old Constitution House, Hubbardton Battlefield, Chimney Point, Mount Independence and the Bennington Battle Monument.

Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce Located in Ludlow, VT
Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce Located in White River Junction (Hartford) & Quechee, VT
Woodstock Vermont Area Chamber of Commerce   
Addison County Chamber of Commerce 
Rutland Chamber of Commerce 
Bennington Chamber of Commerce