Learn about Revolutionary women at Mt. Independence

ORWELL — Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell this month will host an illustrated talk titled, “Some Revolutionary Women of the Southern Lake Champlain Valley.” The program on Saturday, July 24, at 1 p.m., will provide context on women during the American Revolution and introduce some of the resilient women of Vermont’s southern Lake Champlain Valley during the war.How did the war interrupt their lives? What were their contributions leading to settlement and as founders of their new towns and th … (read more)

Mount Independence to offer hike into history

ORWELL — Hike into history at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, on Sunday, Oct. 11, the last day of the season, from 1-4 p.m. Stephen Zeoli, president of the Mount Independence Coalition, will be your guide. It is included in regular s … (read more)

Orwell offers Revolutionary stories for young children

ORWELL — Children ages 6 to 10 are welcome to come for an hour of Revolutionary story time on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell. The program runs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The program, sponsored in collaboration wi … (read more)