Mount Independence, Orwell

  • Sunday, September 30, 2018: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Living historian Robert Grandchamp of the British 24th Foot gives a lecture on the 24th Foot in the 1777 Burgoyne Campaign of the American Revolution. This unit, part of the elite Advanced Corps, was one of ten infantry regiments with Burgoyne, was at Mount Independence and Hubbardton, had a detachment at Bennington, and fought at Saratoga. Question and answer period to follow.

  • Sunday, October 14, 2018: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Enjoy the last day of the 2018 season with a guided hike into history. Stephen Zeoli is your guide. Co-sponsored by Mount Independence Coalition.


  • Saturday, October 20, 2018: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Join us for an all-day total immersion into the fascinating story of Mount Independence. A wide variety of presentations will examine the Mount using period documents and maps, archaeological studies, artifacts, and high-tech mapping, revealing its significance during the Revolutionary War and Northern Campaign. Offerings include illustrated talks and vignettes, an interpretive tour of a major archaeological feature, viewing and interpreting artifacts, an interview with historical personages, a hands-on demonstration, and the latest report of 2017 geospatial mapping project using remote sensing and traditional survey. Suitable for all levels of interest—from beginners to avid experts. Lunch included. Pre-registration required. Call (802) 948-2000. 


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