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July 20, 2017

Mount Independence to Host Book Launch Celebration

Please join the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the Mount Independence Coalition in celebrating the publication of Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution, on Saturday, July 29, 2017. This richly illustrated history book was undertaken by the Mount Independence Coalition.

The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation will host the book launch at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell.

The event features remarks by Mount Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli and historian Gene Procknow, as well as music from an Atlantic Crossing duo. Refreshments will be served.

The event starts at 12:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Weather permitting, the event will be outdoors so guests should bring chairs and blankets. If it rains, the event will be held in the auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The Mount Independence State Historic Site is one of the best preserved Revolutionary War archeological sites. It is located at 497 Mount Independence Road, six miles west of the intersections of Vermont Routes 22A and 73 near Orwell village. The site is open daily through October 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the book launch, please call the Mount Independence State Historic Site at (802) 948-2000.

For more information about the Vermont Historic Sites, please visit www.historicsites.vermont.gov.

Media Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, Site Administrator, Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, (802) 759-2412, Elsa.Gilbertson@vermont.gov

Source: Division for Historic Preservation
Last Updated at: July 20, 2017 15:42:18