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
Reflecting on the Past: Mirrors to a Future, with Corbett Torrence - 02/15/2015
Drawing from Vermont’s prehistoric and early colonial times, the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum’s new director will explore how an understanding of the past through archeology and history enhances public education and awareness of...
Muskets, Maneuvers, and Misconceptions - 01/18/2015
Gun collector and enthusiast Jerry Mullen discusses Revolutionary War weapons and tactics employed in the New Hampshire Grants (early Vermont) and Northern Army Districts. For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www....
The War of 1812 in the Champlain Valley - 11/16/2014
Lake Champlain was a key strategic waterway for the French and British Colonizers and later for the United States States. As a result, the Champlain Valley was a battleground in the wars that shook North America in the late eighteenth and early...
Artful and Designing Men - 10/19/2014
The Author of the 'Black Snake Affair', Gary Shattuck, shares another tale form the critical period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the creation of the Consistution.  This is the story of a charismatic farmer and militia...
Whiskey on the Lake - 09/21/2014
Dr Scott McLaughlin talks of 'Whiskey on the Lake'. Rather than risk being caught along the roads that crisscrossed the United States-Canadian border in New York and Vermont, many professional smugglers and others avoided lawmen altogether...
Inventing Ethan Allen - 08/17/2014
John Duffy and Nick Muller pose serious questions about Ethan Allen’s political and personal motives, intentions and accomplishments, as well as his political and military tactics and their effectiveness, and his place in the story of Vermont...
Haunted Burlington, Spirits of Vermont's Queen City - 07/20/2014
Every community with a long history has had strange and unexplained occurrences. Thea Lewis, the Host of Burlington's Ghost Walks, shares some of the lesser known history of Burlington and surrounding areas.   For more information, contact...
The Antihero of Ticonderoga - Gail Gauthier - 06/15/2014
An author’s use of personal experience combined with details from Ethan Allen’s life to create a children’s book will be the focus of this presentation. Allen’s troubled early life in Puritan Connecticut, his role as a voice...
Willard Sterne Randall - Burgoyne's March - 06/08/2014
Acclaimed biographer Willard Sterne Randall presents 'Burgoyne's March' during the Saratoga Campaign. This invasion, during the early days of the American Revolution, played a critical role in securing the necessary foreign support that...
Historical Treasures in Your Backyard - 05/18/2014
UVM Special Collections director Jeffrey Marshall discusses some of the treasures in its archives dealing with early Vermont, including the Allen Family. Learn how they might use these documents to do historical research. For more information,...
The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables - 04/27/2014
"Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour's Underwear: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables".  Spring will come, and with it planting season! Many of us look at vegetables as side dishes and simple food...
1814 - The Battle for Lake Champlain - 03/16/2014
Art Cohn, underwater archaeologist and historian from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum presents on local events and his discoveries while exploring and cataloging shipwrecks. For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www....
From Rebellion to Revolution: The Case of Vermont - 02/16/2014
When the Minutemen assembled at Lexington and Concord, did they know that they were firing the first shots in a struggle that would lead to the dissolution of the union between Great Britain and her American Colonies? Most historic records indicate...
All Rise: Standing up to Vermont Judicial History - Paul Gillies - 01/19/2014
A look at historical, unusual, (and at times comical) Vermont court cases from 1779 to the present, which have laid the foundation for our judicial system of today. Presented by author and lawyer, Paul Gillies.  For more information, contact...
Founding Documents: The Articles of Confederation and The Constitution - 11/17/2013
Professor Mark Stoler from the University of Vermont speaks on these two groundbreaking documents, and their impact on American and Vermont History. Presented by Ethan Allen Homestead Museum and supported by a Vermont Humanities Council grant....

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