Hubbardton Battlefield

22nd Annual Mount Zion Hike

Join us on this annual hike up Mount Zion to enjoy the autumn colors and sweeping views of the battlefield.  Mount Zion is now part of the Taconic Mountains Ramble State Park. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather, and bring water. Meet at the State Historic Site visitor center.

 

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Fourth Sunday: Hubbardton Battlefield Hike

Trek around the battlefield with site interpreter and long-time reenactor Bob Franzoni. See locations of main points of the battle, learn about military tactics and key personalities of the battle, and look at a replica soldier’s kit. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Revolutionary War Board Game Afternoon

Join us for an afternoon of Revolutionary War tabletop board gaming. Several strategy games and scenarios. See examples of painted miniatures. Enjoy a battlefield walk after. For ages 12 and up. For details, call (802) 273-2282.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Day of Remembrance

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

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Moonlight Starlight Astronomy Night

Take a deep look at the moon and night sky with members of the Green Mountain Astronomers, who bring their telescopes to share. The moon rises about 3:30 PM and night sky viewing begins about 7:45 PM. Call (802) 273-2282 to confirm program is on.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm

Last Sunday: Soldiers, Citizens, and Ghosts in the Time of the Battle of Hubbardton

The site and Hubbardton Historical Society present this afternoon of telling the stories of the early civilians who lived here and the soldiers who fought here. Are there ghosts or spirits here and at other Revolutionary War battlefields? Meet at the museum for the start of the program. We will then go to the East Hubbardton Cemetery.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Military Road Car Tour

On this 8th annual driving tour, explore the section of the 1776-77 Mount Independence-Hubbardton military road from the Hubbardton Battlefield to the Otter Creek in Center Rutland. Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, is your leader. Meet with your own vehicle at the visitor center for orientation.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Castleton Colonial Days

The Hubbardton Battlefield is a stop on the 80th annual summer Castleton Colonial Days, sponsored by the Castleton Women’s Society.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Moonlight in Vermont Astronomy Night

Weather permitting, members of the Green Mountain Astronomers are on site to show you the night sky, sharing their telescopes and knowledge. The moon rises about 4:45 PM. Night sky viewing begins about 8:30 PM. Call (802) 273-2282 to confirm event is on.

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Last Sunday: Learning History through Living History

Michael Blakeslee, site interpreter and long-time reenactor, relates his experiences as a reenactor exploring and learning about the times from the French and Indian War period through the American Revolution. He will bring along clothing and other period-correct items he has made or collected over the years. Questions and sharing your experiences welcomed.    

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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