The Kids' Guide to the Vermont State-Owned Historic Sites

Kids' Guide to the Vermont State-Owned Historic Sites

Vermont's Historic Sites span thousands of years, and tell some great stories.

 

Vermont's historic sites tell about thousands of years of history.

 Contemporary Abenaki mask and historic stone arrowheads.

PREHISTORY AND FRENCH VERMONT
Learn about the first people to live in Vermont, and about the first European settlers.

 Historic reenactors at the Hubbardton Battlefield.   

REVOLUTIONARY WAR VERMONT
Part of America's War for Independence took place here in Vermont.  You can visit where battles were fought and history was made. 
        

 Calvin Coolidge and a team of horses.

PRESIDENTIAL VERMONT         
Two United States Presidents were born in Vermont.  Find out who, and where you can learn more about them.  
        

 Justin Morrill's Strafford home.

ARCHITECTURAL VERMONT
Some people are good at alot of things.  Meet a Vermont Senator who also designed houses.

 Drawing of Lake Champlain Stone Boat shipwreck. 

SHIPWRECKS
Not all history happens on land! Learn about a number of unlucky historic ships.

 Baltimore Covered Bridge, Springfield

COVERED BRIDGES
Some of Vermont's old wooden bridges have surprising stories.


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