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Press Release

May 29, 2008

Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, Regional Historic Site Administrator,

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The British and the Battle of Hubbardton


HUBBARDTON, Vt. - On Sunday, June 8, Brigadier Paul Loding of His
Majesty's 53rd Regiment of Foot will tell the British story of the
Revolutionary War Battle of Hubbardton at the Hubbardton Battlefield
State Historic Site.  The program starts at 2:00 p.m.  Loding is a
long-time re-enactor and has participated in the Revolutionary War
encampment at Hubbardton for many years.  


The Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site preserves the location of
the only Revolutionary War battle in Vermont.  The battle, a successful
American rear guard action in which the British gained the field,
involved approximately 2,130 troops.  The site is on Monument Hill Road
six miles off VT Route 30 in Hubbardton or seven miles off exit 5 on US
Route 4 in Castleton.  Carefully follow the signs.  The site is open
Thursdays through Sundays and Monday holidays, 9:30 to 5:00 p.m.


For more information, call (802) 273-2282 or visit  For more information about all the
State-owned Historic Sites contact John Dumville at (802) 828-3051.





John P. Dumville

Historic Sites Operations Chief

Vermont Division for Historic Preservation

National Life Building, 2nd Floor

Montpelier, Vermont 05620-1201

Telephone: (802) 828-3051

Fax: (802) 828-3206

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