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
A Logistical Nightmare: The Outfitting of the Revolutionary Era Armies in the Champlain Valley - 09/15/2013
Archeologist and University of Vermont professor Scott A. McLaughlin explores how artifacts provide a window on the life of a typical Revolutionary War soldier in the Champlain Valley. This program is supported by a Vermont Humanities Council grant...
The Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763 - 08/18/2013
Presenter Mark Hudson of the Vermont Historical Society, shares the history of the 'Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763', grants which resulted in the many Vermont Towns celebrating their 250th anniversary of incorporation this year.   For...
The Old Intervale and the New Intervale - 07/21/2013
John Ewing looks back over thirty years to the formation of the Winooski Valley Park District and the creation of the Ethan Allen Homestead. Ewing also presents history of the intervale and the discovery of the Ethan Allen Homestead. One of the...
Ethan Allen Homestead - Dan O'Neil - 05/16/2013
Executive Director Dan O'Neil provides background to the Homestead and highlights some of the events coming up in the summer/fall of 2013. For more information, contact the Ethan Homestead Museum at www.ethanallenhomestead.org or call 802.865-...
Porches of Chittenden County: Character, Context, and Memories - 05/05/2013
Presented by Tom Visser, University of Vermont, Director of the Vermont Historic Preservation Program.  Porches, some of the most delightful features of many buildings in Chittenden County, Vermont, will be the topic of the May 5th meeting of...
Gypsies or Pirates? The Vermont Eugenics Survey - 04/21/2013
Labeling traveling basket makers as “gypsies”, and people living in house boats as “Pirates”, the University of Vermont ran a science program (1925-36) used to identify thousands of defective, delinquent and dependent...
Burlington History Tour - Gary DeCarolis - 03/17/2013
Local Historian Gary DeCarolis gives a tour through Burlington's history. Exploring Burlington’s amazing historical past from pre-European settlement when Algonquin and Iroquois Nations ruled the area, touching on the importance of the...
John Stark - Enigmatic Revolutionary - 02/17/2013
Karl Crannell, independent scholar, author, and historic guide, introduces the John Stark we don't know, a man of remarkable abilities and curious contradictions. Cranell leads a journey with the General through the camps and battlefields of the...
Ethan Allen - Infidel or Deist? - 01/20/2013
J. Michael McKnight leads a discussion of Ethan Allen's philosophy, as outlined in "Reason, the Only Oracle of Man" (1784). Although not a commercial success, it was a work he took pride in writing. It is recognized as the first anti-...
The Allens: A Military Tradition - 11/18/2012
Acclaimed historian Willard Sterne Randall presents on the proud military traditions of the Allen family in defense of both Vermont and the United States. Most people know of Ethan Allen’s military exploits at Ft. Ticonderoga, Crown Point, and...

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