Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program



The Ethan Allen Homestead hosts many educational programming opportunities. For a comprehensive listing, visit their website at email: phone: 802.865-4556

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-09-18
Format: 2020-09-18
The Rebel and the Tory - Ethan Allen, Philip Skene, and the Dawn of Vermont - 08/16/2020
Historian Gary Shattuck will discuss the Pre-Revolutionary efforts of Philip Skene and Ethan Allen to form a British colony focusing on the shores of Lake Champlain. 
Revolutionary Westminster, Vermont - 04/14/2020
The Westminster Massacre was a tragic occurrence that resulted from mistrust, partisan differences, and economic challenges. Learn more as Jessie Haas of the Westminster Historical Society shares her research into this event, which occurred only a...
The Boston Massacre - 03/27/2020
The Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Series presents Professor Susan Ouellette from St. Michael's College and her talk entitled “The Boston Massacre: Propaganda and the Politics of Anti-British America.”
Green Mountain Firepower 1777 vs 1861 - 01/26/2020
Author and historian Robert Grandchamp compares the firearms used by the Green Mountain Boys of 1777 to those of the Green Mountain Boys of 1861. The talk is illustrated and showcases the Brown Bess Musket, the 1861 Springfield rifle musket, and the...
Revolutionary War Chaplains and Church Planters - 11/17/2019
Join us as Historical Interpreter for the Vermont State Historic Sites, Michael Blakeslee, introduces us to the parsons who went to war in the 1770s and later started churches in Vermont. History is full of surprises and our image of the past isn...
The Bennington Storehouse - 10/20/2019
The Battle of Bennington actually took place near Hoosic, New York. So why was it called the Battle of Bennington? Bob Hoar, historian and docent at the Bennington Battlefield State Historic Park, will speak about the storehouses that were the...
The Siege of the Moses Pierson Blockhouse - 09/15/2019
In 1778, a skirmish took place between a small force of Colonists and a British raiding party in Shelburne, VT. Known as the Battle of Pierson's blockhouse, the battle caused the death of Barnabus Barnum, one of the original Green Mountain Boys...
Land Surveying During the Early Years in Vermont - 08/18/2019
Land Surveyor Brad Holden covers a brief history of how towns in early Vermont were formed and the surveying techniques used.
Northwestern Vermont in the War of 1812 - 07/21/2019
Come and enjoy local historian Jason Barney as he discusses his ongoing research focusing on northwestern Vermont during in the War of 1812. Jason features his research on the War of 1812 barracks located in Swanton during the conflict. Forgotten...
The Law of the Hills - A Judicial History of Vermont - 05/19/2019
Lawyer and historian Paul Gillies discusses his recently published book "The Law of the Hills: A Judicial History of Vermont." Using old court records, Paul details how the court had to invent itself in the beginning and how it evolved...
Burgoyne’s Invasion as Seen by His Majesty’s 24th Regiment of Foot - 04/28/2019
Join living historian Robert Grandchamp for an insightful and revealing presentation of Burgoyne’s 1777 invasion as seen from the British side as a member the 24th Foot.
Living like Original Vermonters of the Winooski - 03/17/2019
For thousands of years, the first inhabitants of Vermont lived in harmony with nature, utilizing hundreds of plants and fungi unknown to most people today for food and medicine. Mike Ather of will explain how we can use these...
African American Slave Biographies from the Canadian Maritimes - 02/17/2019
UVM professor Harvey Amani Whitfield discusses his latest book, the first on slavery in the Maritimes and a startling corrective to the enduring and triumphant narrative of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.
The Turbulent Sons of the Revolution - 11/18/2018
Former NY Times bureau chief and visiting professor at Dartmouth College Christopher Wren discusses his latest book on the Green Mountain Boys focusing on the role they played during the Revolutionary War and in Vermont’s formative years.
The Shays' Settlement Project - 09/16/2018
Archeologist, educator, and writer Steve D. Butz presents on the settlement founded in Vermont by Daniel Shays upon his fleeing Massachusetts in 1787. This lost piece of American history was not rediscovered until April 2013. The ruins of Daniel...

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