Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program

Producer

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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: 2020-01-28
Format: 2020-01-28
Green Mountain Firepower 1777 vs 1861 - 01/26/2020
Join author and historian Robert Grandchamp as he compares the firearms used by the Green Mountain Boys of 1777 to those of the Green Mountain Boys of 1861. The talk will be illustrated and showcase the Brown Bess Musket, 1861 Springfield rifle...
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 BackyardWilderness.com 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...
Lake Champlain Key to Liberty - 07/15/2018
Join Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Archaeological Director, Chris Sabick, as he presents on the "Past, Present and Future Underwater Archaeology of the American Revolution." He shares information on the ongoing and future research...
So You Want to Write Historical Fiction? - 04/15/2018
“So You Think You Want to Write Historical Fiction: It’s Not for the Faint of Heart” Join Angela Moody, author of No Safe Haven, in a discussion of the art and process of writing historical fiction. Historical fiction is a beloved...
A History Tour of Fort Ethan Allen with William Parkinson - 03/18/2018
The century-long history of Fort Ethan Allen is an important part of Vermont’s heritage. Through stories and photos, this presentation offers a fascinating look at the regiments, buildings, and people involved in the Fort’s military and...