Play war games at Orwell historic site

ORWELL — Like board games? Like to strategize? Like and know your history?  Come to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell on Sunday, July 15, for the inaugural afternoon of Revolutionary War tabletop war-gaming.
On hand will be several strategy games and scenarios, including “Saratoga 1777,” directly about this area and the Northern Campaign of the American Revolution. The event, suitable for ages 12 and up, is included in the regular site admission of $5 for adults and free for those under 15. 
Enjoy the air-conditioned building while you play.
If you want to get ready for the games, click here to take a look at the rules for Saratoga 1777.
Call 802-948-2000 for more information.
The Mount Independence State Historic Site is one of the best preserved Revolutionary War archeological sites. It is located at 497 Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of Vermont Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 14.

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