Thu, Sep 5, 2013 02:22 PM
Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. -HUBBARDTON- On Sept. 11
the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site will observe a day
of remembrance. The site will be open free of charge for those who
wish to contemplate or honor heroes from the past and
present. The museum and facilities will be open from 9:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. The site, with its rolling meadows and sweeping
views of the mountains, is a place of tranquility after the
Revolutionary War battle here 236 years ago.
The Hubbardton Battlefield is the site of the only Revolutionary
War battle fought in Vermont. One of the best-preserved
battlefields in the country, it looks much as it did the day of the
battle-July 7, 1777. The historic site is located on Monument
Hill Road six miles off VT Route 30 in Hubbardton, Vermont, or
seven miles off exit 5 on US Route 4 in Castleton. Carefully
follow the signs. For more information about the Battlefield
or this event, call (802) 273-2282.
The site is open Thursdays through Sundays and Monday holidays
from 9:30 to 5:00 through October 14. Regular admission is
$2.00 for adults and free for children under 15.
For info visit www.historicsites.vermont.gov.