Tag Archives: VT

Tallest monument in Vermont

Most Americans don’t associate the state of Vermont with the American Revolution (the most likely state candidates are Massachusetts and Pennsylvania). Except Vermonters. They celebrate a legal holiday every year on August 16 – Bennington Battle Day – to commemorate … Continue reading

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An unexpected Lincoln house

Most people associate Lincoln with Illinois. They do not expect to find Lincoln history in Vermont. On a recent trip to the Green Mountain state, my family visited Hildene, the home of the Lincoln family for 70 years… Robert Todd … Continue reading

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Silent Cal’s village

Any well-interpreted historic site will pique your curiosity and drive you to continue learning beyond your visit… you leave wanting more. Presidential sites always fascinate me when they show how the home reflected the man and how a person could rise to the … Continue reading

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