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From: "Gilbertson, Elsa"
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Subject: Hubbardton events for VT Days--June 12 and 13
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 16:55:15 -0400
HUBBARDTON SETS VERMONT DAYS ACTIVITIES
HUBBARDTON, Vt. - The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in
Hubbardton is offering two special programs for Vermont Days
weekend-June 12 and 13, when admission to all Vermont State Parks
state-owned historic sites is free of charge.
On Saturday, June 12, at 9:30 a.m., join naturalists Doug Blodgett
John Gobeille from the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife and
historians on a rural ramble through the fields and woods of the
Hubbardton Battlefield. Learn about wildlife habitat, plants and
trees, and the traces of history on this historic landscape.
sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.
On Sunday, June 13, at 2:00 p.m., historian, author, and Center for
on Vermont member Ida Washington of Weybridge, Vermont, will speak
"Reviving The Green Mountain Boys," the classic history of
Revolutionary War heroes written in 1838 by Judge Daniel Pierce
Washington and her daughter, Carol E. Washington, updated this book to
these fascinating tales more accessible for today's readers. Ida
has written a number of books, including Carleton's Raid and Brave
the story of a Revolutionary boy, and a biography of Dorothy
Fisher. The Revolutionary War books are available in the museum
The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site is located on Monument
Road six miles east of VT Route 30 in Hubbardton or seven miles north
exit 5 on US Route 4 in Castleton. Carefully follow the
signs. The site is
open Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30 to 5:00 p.m. For more
(802)273-2282 or visit the Vermont state-owned historic sites web
Regional Historic Site Administrator
Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
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