Mount Independence in Orwell Vermont is set to host “Muster at the Mount: A Day of Revolutionary Discovery” on Saturday, October 20th, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The day explores the story of Mount Independence with a wide variety of presentations and presenters.
The day’s offerings will include historians, archaeologists, reenactors, and others giving illustrated talks, an interpretive tour of a major archaeological feature, viewing and interpreting artifacts, an interview with historical personages, a hands-on demonstration, and the latest report of 2017 geospatial mapping project using remote sensing and traditional survey.
The doors will open at 9:30 am for check-in and to view the museum before the event begins.
The program fee is $25, including lunch, with pre-registration and pre-payment required. To register, call (802) 948-2000.
The Mount Independence State Historic Site is located near the end of Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of Vermont Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village; follow the signs. The site closes for the regular season after Sunday, October 14.
For more information about the Vermont State-Owned Historic Sites, click here.
Photo of Mount Independence State Historic Site courtesy Vermont.gov.