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Dig into genealogy at Hubbardton Battlefield

Sunday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.—HUBBARDTON—Has the genealogy bug bitten you? On Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, genealogy experts will get those interested in family genealogy started on researching their family history. The program is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Genealogist Dani Roberts and family historian Francis Owen, from the Fair Haven Historical Society, will point you in the right direction. They will place special emphasis on colonial and Revolutionary War period resources.

The program is included with the price of admission to the site of $3 for adults and children under 15 free.

The Hubbardton Battlefield is the site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. The site is located on Monument Hill Road six miles off VT Route 30 in Hubbardton, or seven miles off exit 5 on US Route 4 in Castleton. Carefully follow the signs and cutout period figures that point the way. For more information, call 802-273-2282.

The historic site is open Thursdays through Sundays and Monday holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 10.

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