History

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Old Intervale and the New Intervale 07/21/2013

John Ewing looks back over thirty years to the formation of the Winooski Valley Park District and the creation of the Ethan Allen Homestead. Ewing also presents history of the intervale and the discovery of the Ethan Allen Homestead. One of the original organizers, he shares anecdotes about historian Ralph Nading Hill and other visionaries who succeeded in making a dream become a reality.
 

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

Preservation Burlington: Shelburne Museum 06/27/2013

Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington. Tonight, Host Ron Wanamaker, speaks with Nancie Ravenel, with the Shelburne Museum, on the new building being erected at the musuem, and the Wyeth collection.

Essex Memorial Day Parade 06/01/2013

Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee is proud to be the sponsor of the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service. The event brings the community of Essex Junction and Essex together to honor those men and women who served our country.

Artful Word: The Journey Continues: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 05/31/2013

An ambitious tour schedule is underway for schooner Lois McClure in the 2013 season, including many new destinations. Special Project Developer Art Cohn created the thematic and interpretive message, 1813: The Story Continues. The shipbuilding races and naval battles of 1813 helped to determine the outcome of the war, and left a legacy of shipwrecks beneath the waters of the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River and Lake Champlain.
For more information Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Essex Memorial Day Service 05/24/2013

The annual Memorial Service for Veterans coordinated by the Essex Memorial Day Committee.  Program includes Color Guard, Procession of Grand Marshalls.

Preservation Burlington: History of Bicycles in Burlington 05/23/2013

Guest host Jacob Mushlin talk with Luis Vivanco, UVM Professor and Cultural Anthropologist about the history of bicycles in Burlington.  Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Ethan Allen Homestead - Dan O'Neil 05/16/2013

Executive Director Dan O'Neil provides background to the Homestead and highlights some of the events coming up in the summer/fall of 2013.

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

2013 Essex Memorial Day Preview 05/09/2013

Ed Von Sitas, member of the Essex Memorial Day Parade Committee and a Vietnam Veteran, speaks with Grand Marshall Stanley Spaulding, Korean War Veteran, Bob Wheeler, a Vietnam War Veteran and  Ed Daudlin, Post 6689 Commander and a Vietnam Veteran, on their service and the plans for the Essex Memorial Day Service and Parade. The 2013 Theme is 'Home of the Free - Because of the Brave'.  Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 24th, 7:30pm in the Essex Congregational Church.  Parade starts at 10am on Saturday, May 25th through the 5 corners. 

Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: Porches of Chittenden County: Character, Context, and Memories 05/05/2013

Presented by Tom Visser, University of Vermont, Director of the Vermont Historic Preservation Program.  Porches, some of the most delightful features of many buildings in Chittenden County, Vermont, will be the topic of the May 5th meeting of the Chittenden County Historical Society. The presenter, Prof. Thomas Visser, is the author of the recently published book, Porches of North America. His illustrated presentation will explore the character and historic context of many types of porches, drawing extensively on examples from Chittenden County and Vermont.  

For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-4556

Dr Luka Biong Deng - Current Conditions in South Sudan 05/04/2013

Dr Luka Biong Deng, former Co-Chair Abyei Joint Oversight Committee Executive Director speaks at a Vermont gathering about current politicals and economic conditions in South Sudan. For more information visit: http://www.kushworld.org

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