Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program

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

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-07-23
Format: 2017-07-23
The Homestead After Ethan - 07/16/2017
Ethan Allen died on February 12th, 1789, leaving behind his wife and children. The story of his Homestead does not end there, however. Legal battles, world events, and family dynamics colored the lives of the inhabitants of the Ethan Allen Homestead...
Ethan Allen in His Own Words - 06/25/2017
Using excerpts from Ethan’s writings, Jim Hogue makes a case that Ethan’s vision for Vermont was that of a sovereign state where reason and science would find a welcome, and where international trade and cultural exchange would bring...
Chief Grey Lock and Abenaki Culture - 05/21/2017
Long before the first European settler arrived, Vermont was home to a diverse community with a distinct culture and language. George Larrabee is a Tribal Council Member of the Abenaki Clan of the Hawk. living in Woodbury, VT. He has impersonated...
An Archaeological History of Chittenden County - 03/19/2017
AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF CHITTENDEN COUNTY WITH JESS ROBINSON, STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST   State Archaeologist Jess Robinson will present an overview of Chittenden County's Precontact Native American history from the arrival of its first...
Ethan Allen – Prisoner of War - 02/19/2017
Willard Sterne Randall, Ethan Allen's biographer, explores Allen's capture and captivity and the 954-day ordeal he endured as a British POW in the Revolution, adding new evidence on the details of his exchange-- facilitated by Alexander...
Leased Land and Other Ancient VT Laws - 01/15/2017
New Hampshire charters to land that became Vermont required proprietors to set aside lots dedicated to the school, the church, the first settled minister, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG), among other...
Fort ‘Blunder’ & Fort Montgomery - 10/16/2016
“Fort ‘Blunder’ & Fort Montgomery” - A Closer LookThe real story behind the great stone forts at Rouses Point on Lake Champlain. Local author and historian Jim Millard will discuss the many mysteries surrounding the fort...
The Many Meanings of Maple with Michael Lange - 09/18/2016
Champlain College professor Dr. Michael Lange ‘s talk focuses on the different ways that maple carries meaning in Vermont. Economic meanings, heritage meanings, ecological meanings, and many more are explored in this interactive talk....
Myra Colby Bradwell - First Woman Lawyer in the U.S. - 08/21/2016
Born in Vermont, Myra Colby Bradwell rose to fame in her lifetime and made friends with celebrities of her day -- such as Mrs. Abraham Lincoln. But today she's all but forgotten. Presentation by Nancy Nahra, Professor Emeritus of Humanities,...
Hamilton - The Play, The Man, and The Music - 07/17/2016
Soldier, Statesman, Economist, Constitutional Scholar, and Star in his own musical? Alexander Hamilton remains one of America's most controversial founding fathers. Join us as Hamilton biographer Professor Willard Sterne Randall presents on the...
Pumpkins, Parsnips, Potatoes, and… Violets - Tales of Early American Vegetables - 06/26/2016
What grew – or didn’t grow – in early American gardens? Why or why not? Rebecca Rupp, author of How Carrots Won the Trojan War, discusses the ups and downs of our ancestors’ garden choices – among them the under-...
Ethan Allen Day Celebration - 06/23/2016
In recognition of his efforts on behalf of Vermont Frontiersmen, the State of Vermont has declared June 23rd, 2016 "Ethan Allen Day." Governor Peter Shumlin, in accordance with the Board of Trustees at the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum, has...
Mount Independence and the Two Controversial Decisions that Helped Win the Revolutionary War - 05/15/2016
Twice during the opening years of the War the Mount was the focal point of command decisions that created consternation and even anger among America's revolutionary leaders. Mt. Independence Coalition president Stephen Zeoli examines the...
A Paddlers Guide to the Champlain Valley - 04/17/2016
Authors Cathy Frank and Margy Holden share stories and pictures of their 42 guided adventures along the rivers and through the wetlands and wildlife refuges of this region’s uniquely beautiful natural environment, providing a wealth of...
One Family, Four Generations, Two Hundred Years - 03/20/2016
Jane Williamson, Director of the Rokeby Museum, tells the story of early VT resident Thomas Robinson and his descendants, one of Vermont’s most influential families. For more information, contact the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum at (802) 865-...

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