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Soldiers Atop the Mount - Day 2

Reenactors honor the 1776-1777 history of Mount Independence during this living history weekend.  Participate in the annual reading of Declaration of Independence on Sunday, explore camp life and skill demonstrations, take in an illustrated talk, and enjoy activities for all ages. Admission fee: $6. Call (802) 948-2000 for details. Vermont Archaeology Month event.

Soldiers Atop the Mount - Day 1

Reenactors honor the 1776-1777 history of Mount Independence during this living history weekend.  Saturday’s popular interactive Baldwin Trail Walkabout features experts at trail stations bringing the site’s history to life. Follow the footsteps of soldiers on a woods skirmish, explore camp life and skill demonstrations, take in an illustrated talk, and enjoy activities for all ages. Admission fee: $6. Call (802) 948-2000 for details. Vermont Archaeology Month event.

Inquiry into the Revolutionary Mind: What Were You Thinking Justus Sherwood and Ethan Allen?

Historian Paul Andriscin turns back the time machine to interview Ethan Allen of the Green Mountain Boys and Justus Sherwood, an early settler of New Haven who turned loyalist spy. Patriot or Tory and discord in the Green Mountains, whose side were they on anyway? Which George did they support?

Children’s Revolutionary Morning Camp

Children will enjoy Revolutionary times learning about Mount Independence, archaeology, and more, with walks and new hands-on activities from 9:30 am to 12:30 each day. Attendees will make special items to bring home. Ages 6 to 11. Limited space. Pre-registration required. Camp fee: $75. Information on sibling discounts and scholarships. Call (802) 948-2000 to register. 

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