Arts, Dining & Entertainment
June 15, 2016

Hubbardton Site honors early fathers in site walk-and-talk

Sunday, June 19 at 2 p.m. — HUBBARDTON — On Sunday, June 19 the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton is honoring Father’s Day with the first Third Sunday program at 2 p.m. Site interpreter Carl Fuller will talk about the early town fathers of Hubbardton. Hear the exciting stories about early settlement and their involvement with the Battle of Hubbardton. Did one town father really get threatened with being burned at the stake?
This is the first of three “Third Sunday” programs being held this summer. Future programs will be held in July and August. The July 17 Third Sunday program is a walk to and in the East Hubbardton Cemetery.
On Aug. 21 the site commemorates the 240th anniversary of the Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road with stories about the supplies and troops that used the road.
The Hubbardton Battlefield is located on Monument Hill Road six miles off Vermont Route 30 in Hubbardton. For more information on the Father’s Day program, call 802-273-2282.
The site is open Thursdays through Sundays and Monday holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 10. Regular admission is $3 for adults and free for children under 15.
For information about Vermont’s State-Owned Historic Sites, visit historicsites.vermont.gov.

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