The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, Vermont is set to hold their Fourth Sunday program on September 22nd. Site interpreter and long-time Revolutionary War reenactor Bob Franzoni will lead a guided trek around the battlefield from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. [Read more…] about A Guided Hike Of Hubbardton Battlefield on Sunday
The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, Vermont has announced their annual full-scale, living history weekend commemorating the July 7, 1777, Revolutionary War battle fought there, set for the weekend of July 6 and 7, 2019. Hours are Saturday from 9:30 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 7:45 am to 4 pm, with the site closing at 5 pm.
Reenactors from around the northeast will set up camps to present this history pageant, considered the largest Revolutionary War living history weekend in northern New England. They honor the war’s only battle fought solely in what would become Vermont. [Read more…] about Battle of Hubbardton Rev War Weekend, July 6-7
The Chimney Point, Mount Independence, and Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Sites in Vermont on the east side of Lake Champlain are set to open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 25, at 10 am. These sites also host a variety of programs, exhibits, lectures, nature and history tours, and more. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Area VT State Historic Sites Opening
The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton is set to host an astronomy night on October 6th, and their annual Mount Zion Hike on October 7th. [Read more…] about Astronomy Night, Hiking at Hubbardton Battlefield
A workshop aimed at teaching youth ages 11 to 15 how to make a 3-minute video has been set for Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, Vermont. The program runs from 10:30 am to 4 pm, with a fee of $15.
Workshop leader is Bob Franzoni, battlefield site interpreter and retired executive director of CATV White River Junction, will show attendees how to write, direct, act in, and produce a 2 to 3-minute video. [Read more…] about Youth Video Workshop At Hubbardton Battlefield
History enthusiasts are set to gather again at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, Vermont, to commemorate the July 7, 1777 Revolutionary War battle fought there, on July 7 and 8, 2018. The event runs on Saturday from 9:30 to 5:00, and on Sunday from 7:45 to 3:00, with the site closing at 5:00.
Scores of re-enactors from around the northeast will be encamped to present a colorful, full-scale history pageant, believed to be the largest Revolutionary War living history weekend in Northern New England. The event honors the war’s only battle fought solely in what would become Vermont. [Read more…] about Hubbardton Battle Revolutionary War Weekend, July 7 & 8
The summer season starts for Vermont’s Champlain Region State Historic Site on Saturday, May 27, 2017, with the opening of the Chimney Point, Mount Independence, and Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Sites at 9:30 am. [Read more…] about Vermont’s Champlain Region State Historic Sites Open May 27th
This week on “The Historians” podcast Bruce Venter discusses his book The Battle of Hubbardton: the Rear Guard Action that Saved America (Arcadia, 2015). Bob Cudmore and Dave Greene talk about Montgomery County political boss Jacob Snell and Fonda newspaper columnist and minister, Washington Frothingham. Listen to the podcast here. [Read more…] about Historians Podcast: The Battle of Hubbardton
They argue the patriot army’s defeat of British General John Burgoyne’s forces convinced the French to enter the War for Independence. Together, French and American forces cornered Charles, Earl Cornwallis at Yorktown in 1781 and ended the war.
This is the quick version of Saratoga, but as we know, history is more complicated.
In this episode of the Ben Franklin’s World podcast, we explore the Saratoga Campaign of 1777 in more depth with Bruce M. Venter, author of The Battle of Hubbardton: The Rear Guard Action that Saved America (Arcadia, 2015). You can listen to the podcast here: www.benfranklinsworld.com/071.
August 16th is a Vermont State Holiday commemorating Bennington Battle Day and the victory over the British on August 16, 1777. To celebrate this Revolutionary War victory, admission to all the state-owned historic sites will be free on Saturday, August 16, 2014.
Pack the picnic basket, grab the kids, invite your friends and neighbors, and head out to enjoy the great Vermont summer at any of the state-owned historic sites. [Read more…] about Free Day At Vermont Owned Historic Sites