Historic Vermont

The small state of Vermont boasts a rich historical heritage that is well preserved in an exceptional collection of State-owned historic sites stretching the length of the state. Ranging from prehistoric encampments to pivotal Revolutionary War sites, to the homesteads of U.S. Presidents and a prominent U.S. Congressman and Senator, Vermont’s historic sites chronicle the development of a state, its people and the nation around it. Pursue your interest in architecture, archaeology, military history, and social change through the lens of Vermont history.

Know Before You Go:
  • An overview of all of the sites can be found at historicsites.vermont.gov
  • The months, days and times of operation vary between the sites, however most are open between May and October
  • Children under 14 are free at all sites
  • Each additional adult voucher is $12.50
  • On the day of your tour you will meet your tour guide at the appointed time at admissions
  • Your tour guide will present you with your complimentary postcard pack

Insider's Tips:
Dress comfortably. You’ll find that many of the historic sites include gardens, trails, and ample opportunities for walking outdoors.
Bring a camera. Whether it is breathtaking views of Lake Champlain from Chimney Point or Mt. Independence; panoramas viewed from the Coolidge Homestead or Bennington Battle Monument, we think you’ll find compelling landscapes and architecture.
Pack a picnic with Vermont’s seasonal local foods. DiginVT.com will tell you about nearby farmstands and local markets. Fresh bread, cheese and a local beer or wine will make your day that much more special.


Bennington Monument
15 Monument Circle
Bennington, Vermont 05201
April 19, 2014 through October 31, 2014 Daily, 9AM–5PM

President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
3780 Route 100A
Plymouth, Vermont 05056
May 24-October 19, 2014
Daily, 9:30AM–5PM

President Chester Arthur State Historic Site
4588 Chester Arthur Rd.
Fairfield, Vermont 05455
July 4 – October 13, 2014
Saturday–Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM - 5PM

Chimney Point
8149 VT Route 17W
Addison, Vermont 05491
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Wednesday–Sunday 9:30AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 9:30AM - 5PM

Hubbardton Battlefield
5696 Monument Hill Road
Hubbardton, Vermont 05735
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Thursday–Sunday 9:30AM - 5PM

Justin Morrill Homestead
214 Justin Morrill Highway
Strafford, Vermont 05072
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Wednesday–Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM - 5PM

Mount Independence
497 Mount Independence Road
Orwell, Vermont 05760
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Daily 9:30AM–5PM

Old Constitution House
16 North Main Street
Windsor, Vermont 05089
May 24 – October 13, 2014
Saturday–Sunday 11AM-5PM
Monday Holidays 11AM-5PM