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Backyard Clippers on the Marsh: The Story of the Shiverick Shipyard

Eight clipper ships were built on the marshes of East Dennis back in the mid-1800′s. Join in the... View Event »

Barns and Bridges of the Mad River Valley

For many, the classic Vermont postcard holds images of barns on the hillside or bridges above rushing streams.... View Event »

Battle of Carillon Commemoration

Explore the seemingly miraculous victory of General Montcalm on July 8, 1758. See how French soldiers lived inside... View Event »

Black History Weekend

Old Sturbridge Village celebrates Black History Weekend by retelling some of the most inspiring stories in African-American history.... View Event »

Castleton Colonial Day House Tour

Saturday Aug. 16 – Castleton Colonial Day House Tour Castleton, Vermont. Visit period homes, galleries, and historic sites.... View Event »

Cedar Hill Notables Tour

Explore the lives and accomplishments of people who made significant contributions to Hartford and beyond in this introductory... View Event »

Cedar Hill Sunset Tour

Join us for a tour through the cemetery’s historic memorial grounds highlighting some of Cedar Hill’s most notable... View Event »

Celebration of Craftsmanship

Come celebrate the proud legacy of Newport craftsmanship at Whitehorne Museum, home to the Doris Duke Collection of... View Event »

Clothing and Accoutrement Workshop

Gaiters, Half-Gaiters, and Spatter-dashers In this two-day workshop look at legwear, both formal military gaiters in the French... View Event »

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th... View Event »

Dennis Robinson – TREASURES FROM THE ISLES OF SHOALS

Pontine Theatre Presents… Dennis Robinson’s – TREASURES FROM THE ISLES OF SHOALS Tuesday 22 April, 5:30 Funded by... View Event »

Doris Duke: A Life in Print and a History of Preservation

Come celebrate the life and legacy of Doris Duke at 88 Bridge Street, the latest house restoration undertaken... View Event »

Drummers’ Call

Fife-and-drum corps from around the country will gather at Old Sturbridge Village to drill, compete and perform military... View Event »

Eleventh Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Eleventh Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 19-21, 2014, in the Deborah Clarke... View Event »

Evening Lantern Walk – Living History Event at Colonial Pemaquid

Step into the past as you tour a 17th century village, meet some of the inhabitants and be... View Event »

Families of the Eastern Frontier – Living History Event at Colonial Pemaquid

What was it like for families in Pemaquid during the 17th and 18th centuries? This special program highlights... View Event »

Families of the Eastern Frontier – Living History Event at Colonial Pemaquid

What was it like for families in Pemaquid during the 17th and 18th centuries? This special program highlights... View Event »

Final Evening Lantern Walk of the Season

Step into the past as you tour a 17th century village, meet some of the inhabitants and be... View Event »

First Evening Lantern Walk of the Season at Colonial Pemaquid

Step into the past as you tour a 17th century village, meet some of the inhabitants and be... View Event »

For King and Country – Living History Event at Colonial Pemaquid

Become a soldier and join the militia garrison of 18th century Fort Frederick. You’ll learn to march and... View Event »

For King and Country – Living History Event at Colonial Pemaquid

Become a soldier and join the militia garrison of 18th century Fort Frederick. You’ll learn to march and... View Event »

Fort Fever Series: Amazing Things!

Spend an afternoon with Curator of Collections Chris Fox examining some of the rare and important manuscripts, books,... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Author Mark Anderson talks about his new book “The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony.” Starts at 11:30am followed... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Author Steve Darley talks about his new book “The Battle of Valcour.” Starts at 2:00pm followed by a... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Author Gary Shattuck talks about his new book “Artful and Designing Men,” about Shay’s Rebellion. Starts at 2:00pm... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga closes for the season

Fort Ticonderoga closes for the season, but will still offer special programs, seminars and events all year! View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2014 season!

Experience 1776 when the rebellion became a revolution! Fort Ticonderoga is open May 10 through October 19, 2014... View Event »



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