On June 7, 2017

Hubbardton Battlefield has free entry, offers walk-and-talk

Sunday, June 11, 2 p.m.—HUBBARDTON—“Reasons for Revolution” is an illustrated talk being offered at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m. This is part of Vermont Days Weekend, when all State Historic Sites and day use State Parks offer free admission.

Historian and site interpreter Paul Andriscin will discuss the reasons for the American Revolution and why American leaders felt the need for this dramatic action. This is the first of several lectures by Andriscin in 2017 at the Hubbardton Battlefield and Mount Independence State Historic Sites to follow the course of the American Revolution. Other talks are at Hubbardton on Sept. 10 on “The Meaning of the Revolutionary War’s Northern Campaign” and at Mount Independence on Oct. 7 on “The Year 1777 and Its Importance in the Revolution.”

Following the talk on June 10 will be the showing of a short film by the Warner’s Regiment of Revolutionary reenactors. Learn about the Revolution and get geared up for the 240th anniversary weekend to commemorate the Battle of Hubbardton (July 8-9).

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