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: 2017-11-18
Format: 2017-11-18
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-...
Ethan Allen, Vermont's Founding Father? - 02/21/2016
Always controversial, Ethan Allen still inspires lively debate over his importance to the founding of the Fourteenth State. Was he a brawling, land-hungry drunkard or a persistent effective force in breaking away the Green Mountains from the grips...
Ethan Allen, Philosopher - 01/24/2016
St. Michael’s College professor Patrick Standen explores and explains Ethan Allen’s philosophy as set forth in his controversial text, “Reason – the Only Oracle of Man”. For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead...
The World of Living History and Re-enactment - 10/18/2015
They live, work, and walk among us. They have jobs as doctors, teachers, computer programmers, soldiers, carpenters, and office workers. Like everyone else they own cell phones, drive cars, post on social media, and enjoy all the conveniences of...
Letters from Erastus - Anne D. Emerson - 09/13/2015
Author Anne Emerson explores twenty-two letters written by her great-great-grandfather, Erastus Hopkins, to his daughters in the 1850’s and 1860’s. Buried for 150 years in the archives of the Massachusetts Historical Society, the letters...
Behind and Beyond the Black Snake - Gary Shattuck - 08/16/2015
The story behind the 1808 killing of three men at the Ethan Allen Homestead sponsored by the actions of several Burlington area professional men who associated with the killers and then sought to keep their involvement secret.     Gary...
The Historic Center of UVM - 07/19/2015
Professor emeritus William Averyt discusses the growth of UVM around the Green, from Ira Allen's early project to create a university for the Republic of Vermont in the 1780s, up to the present. In addition to some of the more familiar buildings...
Good Dirt - 07/19/2015
American and Korean performance artists partner up for an amalgamation of movement, music and text meant for rural settings. Presented by the Agnes Table theater collective.                     For...
Coin Silver in Vermont - David Perrin - 06/21/2015
Due to a scarcity of silver in early America, silver smiths often melted down coins to obtain the raw materials needed to produce silver spoons; hence the term “coin silver”. David Perrin, author of “Coin Silver – Is it a...
Harvey Amani Whitfield - The Meaning of Slavery in Vermont - 05/17/2015
Vermonters have always been proud that their state was the first to outlaw slavery in its constitution - but is that what really happened?  The author of The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont 1777-1810 considers the deepest questions about...
Moses Robinson, A Founder of Vermont - Robert Mello - 04/19/2015
Using primary sources, Robert Mello restores Robinson to his rightful place as one of the most significant figures in the founding of Vermont and the development of its state institutions. For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at...
The Haldimand Negotiations 1780-1782, David Bennett - 03/15/2015
The 1780-1782 secret correspondence between Ethan Allen and Vermont’s leaders with British Governor General Frederick Haldimand remains a source of controversy to this day. As a Canadian author and historian, David Bennett sheds a unique...

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