Historic Vermont

The small state of Vermont boasts a rich historical heritage that is well preserved in an exceptional collection of State-owned historic sites stretching the length of the state. Ranging from prehistoric encampments to pivotal Revolutionary War sites, to the homesteads of U.S. Presidents and a prominent U.S. Congressman and Senator, Vermont’s historic sites chronicle the development of a state, its people and the nation around it. Pursue your interest in architecture, archaeology, military history, and social change through the lens of Vermont history.

Know Before You Go:
  • An overview of all of the sites can be found at historicsites.vermont.gov
  • The months, days and times of operation vary between the sites, however most are open between May and October
  • Children under 14 are free at all sites
  • Each additional adult voucher is $12.50
  • On the day of your tour you will meet your tour guide at the appointed time at admissions
  • Your tour guide will present you with your complimentary postcard pack

Insider's Tips:
Dress comfortably. You’ll find that many of the historic sites include gardens, trails, and ample opportunities for walking outdoors.
Bring a camera. Whether it is breathtaking views of Lake Champlain from Chimney Point or Mt. Independence; panoramas viewed from the Coolidge Homestead or Bennington Battle Monument, we think you’ll find compelling landscapes and architecture.
Pack a picnic with Vermont’s seasonal local foods. DiginVT.com will tell you about nearby farmstands and local markets. Fresh bread, cheese and a local beer or wine will make your day that much more special.

Destinations:

Bennington Monument
15 Monument Circle
Bennington, Vermont 05201
802-447-0550
April 19, 2014 through October 31, 2014 Daily, 9AM–5PM

President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
3780 Route 100A
Plymouth, Vermont 05056
802-672-3773
May 24-October 19, 2014
Daily, 9:30AM–5PM

President Chester Arthur State Historic Site
4588 Chester Arthur Rd.
Fairfield, Vermont 05455
802-933-9362
July 4 – October 13, 2014
Saturday–Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM - 5PM

Chimney Point
8149 VT Route 17W
Addison, Vermont 05491
802-759-2412
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Wednesday–Sunday 9:30AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 9:30AM - 5PM

Hubbardton Battlefield
5696 Monument Hill Road
Hubbardton, Vermont 05735
802-759-2412
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Thursday–Sunday 9:30AM - 5PM

Justin Morrill Homestead
214 Justin Morrill Highway
Strafford, Vermont 05072
802-765-4484
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Wednesday–Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM - 5PM

Mount Independence
497 Mount Independence Road
Orwell, Vermont 05760
802-759-2412
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Daily 9:30AM–5PM

Old Constitution House
16 North Main Street
Windsor, Vermont 05089
802-672-3773
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Saturday–Sunday 11AM-5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM-5PM