2020 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 88 – VERMONT HISTORY Vcrm nt m::iy b mall, but il's t eming w it h a ricli hi:-:t ry just wailing lo be discovered. Our his toric trails an<l ~ Late Historic Sites a1low isitors t cxpkll'c museums and cu ltural arl'as that illuminal ·Vermont' · pa l. We've pul Logel her a few ideas for making history shine cm your group Lours. 1. The Afrjcan American Heritage Trai l includes a slop at the Rokcby Museum in Ferrisburgh which has guided Lours and multi-media exhibits that tell the stories of fugitives from slavery who w re harbored by Vermont abolitionists. An ther st0[ on the trail i lli ldene, th e Lincoln Family Home in Manchester, whi ·h fea lut'es a provocalivc exl1ibit of a restored 1903 Pullman pa lac car and xplor the complex history behind the rise of merica's bla ·k middle class. All of the slops on the Afric:an Amcri an Ilcrilage Trail are accessibl on line al: VERMONTVACATION.COM/ STA'I AND•PLAY/ TRI P•IDEAS/ AFRICAN•AMERICAN -HER ITAGE TRAIL 2. The Vermont Stone Trail is <lcdicalcd Lo crmonl's quarrying and manufacturing hi tory and features spots grent for groups like Lh Bennington Ball le Monument in Bcnn ingt n Lhe Vermont Marble Museum in Proctor, and the Rock of Ages Granite Quarry in IJane. F r more inf about Lhc 'Lnnc Trail, p lease vis it: VER MONTVACATION.COM/ STAV,AND•PLAY/ TRI P IDEAS/ STONE -TRAIL 3. Th '.ivil War Heritage Trail , how a V rm nl' liLLle-kn wn rol in the Civil War. A greal slop for groups is Lhe Shelhurne Mus um m Shelburne which fealures Lwo Civil War-em hom •s, Lhe Du l Lon Ilou~e an<l the Selllers House. and show dai ly life of lhe Lime. For mor info about the C'ivil War n·ai l, pl ase vi it: VTCIViLWARHERITAGLNE T 4. Vermont's~ tal Iii Lori Siles are a gr al pla e for group:, lo vbiL and offer a wide range of events throughout Lb, summer season lo build into your Lour. F r more info and venl details, please vi il: HISfORICSITES.VER MONT GOV JUlY 4111 MID AUGUST' EARLY SEPTEMBER LATE SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAY BENNINGTON SOLDIERS ATOP NORTHEAST CELEBRATION BATTLE DAY THE MOUNTAIN OPEN ATLATL PRESIDENT BENNINGTON MOUNT COMPETITION CALVINCOOLIDGE BAffiE MONUMENT INDEPENDENCE CH.IMNEY POINT STATE HISTORIC SITE STATE HISTORIC SITE STATEHISTORIC SITE STATE HISTORIC SITE PLYMOUTHNOTCH. VT BENNINGTON, VT ORWELL. VT ADDISON. VT ~VERMONT

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