Hubbardton Battlefield, Hubbardton

  • Sunday, June 23, 2019: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    This year’s talk and discussion on basics of the U.S. Constitution looks at the First Amendment. When was it passed? What does it cover? Is speech totally free? How was it perceived then and is it different now? Historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin provides the history of the amendment. Questions and a discussion moderated by site interpreter Bob Franzoni. Afterward, enjoy a battlefield walk guided by Franzoni. 

     

  • Saturday, July 06, 2019: 9:30 am to Sunday, July 07, 2019: 4:30 pm

    This living history weekend encampment honors the 242nd anniversary of the July 7, 1777, Revolutionary War battle fought here. Scores of reenactors portray the American, British, and German soldiers. Tactical military and other special demonstrations, guided camp and interactive battlefield tours, camp life activities, children’s activities, sutler’s row shopping, and illustrated talks. Food stand on site. Call (802) 273-2282 for details. Presented by the reenactors, the historic site, and many Hubbardton organizations.

     

  • Sunday, July 07, 2019: 9:30 am to Monday, July 08, 2019: 4:30 pm

    This living history weekend encampment honors the 242nd anniversary of the July 7, 1777, Revolutionary War battle fought here. Scores of reenactors portray the American, British, and German soldiers. Tactical military and other special demonstrations, guided camp and interactive battlefield tours, camp life activities, children’s activities, sutler’s row shopping, and illustrated talks. Food stand on site. Call (802) 273-2282 for details. Presented by the reenactors, the historic site, and many Hubbardton organizations.

     

  • Saturday, July 20, 2019: 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    The Town of Hubbardton sponsors a family fun afternoon and evening, with music, food, and activities for all ages, ending with fireworks at dusk. Call (802) 273-2282 for details. Rain date is July 21.

     

  • Saturday, July 20, 2019: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Weather permitting, talk with the members of the Green Mountain Astronomers while enjoying the Town Family Fun, then after the fireworks enjoy the night sky. The astronomers share their knowledge and telescopes. Where were you when the first people landed on the moon—50 years ago?
    Call (802) 273-2282 to confirm event is on.

     

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

    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.  

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

    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 17, 2019: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

     

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

    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.

     

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

    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.

     

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