Tag Archives: Mount Independence

Bennington Battle Day yields free admission

Wednesday, Aug. 16— Aug. 16 is a Vermont State Holiday commemorating Bennington Battle Day and its victory over the British on Aug. 16, 1777. To celebrate this Revolutionary War victory, admission is free this day only to the Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point (Addison), Mount Independence…

Hike into history at Mount Independence

Sunday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m.—ORWELL—Enjoy the autumn foliage and history, too, on Sunday, Oct. 9 during the Hike into History event at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell. Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli is the guide from 1-3 p.m. for the…

Research unveils new stories of Mount Independence

Saturday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m.—ORWELL—Researchers and the historically curious are making “new” discoveries about Mount Independence as libraries and archives across the country make more of their resources available online. The historians would like to share some of these fun findings. On Saturday, Aug….