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> Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, Regional Historic Site
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> ECOLOGY AND BOTANY HIKE AT MOUNT INDEPENDENCE
> ORWELL, Vt. - On Sunday, September 11, Marc Lapin, coordinator for
> Champlain Valley Clayplain Forest Project, will lead a natural
> ecology and botany hike at the Mount Independence State Historic
> Orwell, Vermont. The program runs from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. Marc will
> show you the natural wonders of the Mount and explain the delicate
> of our ecology.
His tours are always
great favorites at the site.
> Meet at the Mount Independence Visitor Center. Wear sturdy
> for the weather, and if you like, bring lunch or a snack to enjoy
> the hike. Tickets are $5.00 for adults, free for children
under 15, and
> includes admission to the Visitor Center. The event is
sponsored by the
> Mount Independence Coalition and Vermont Division for Historic
> Mount Independence, one of Vermont's state-owned historic sites, is
> National Historic Landmark and is considered one of the least
> Revolutionary War sites in America. It is located near the end
> Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of VT Routes
> 22A in Orwell. Call 802-948-2000 for more information.
Regular hours are
> 9:30 to 5:00 daily through October 10.
> For more information about the state-owned historic sites, contact
> Dumville, 802-828-3051, [log in to unmask] Visit the
> John P. Dumville
> Historic Sites Operations Chief
> Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
> National Life Building, Drawer 20
> Montpelier, Vermont 05620-0501
> E-Mail: [log in to unmask]
> Telephone: (802) 828-3051
> Visit our Web Site to learn more about the State-Owned Historic Sites:
> www.HistoricVermont.org <www.HistoricVermont.org>
> The State-Owned Historic Sites are where history happened.