Download your guide to more than 40 historic sites, museums, and memorials in Vermont that tell the stories of Vermont abolitionists, soldiers, and civilians and their support the Union.
150 years ago America and Vermont were war weary after four years of human and material sacrifice.
But 150 years hence, still to come are events commemorating Vermont’s role at home and on the battlefield. Vermont troops did not flag at the 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek, and commemorations today show no evidence of flagging either. In fact, it may be that some of the best events are taking place this year.
From four days of events exploring the St. Albans Raid, to a two-day conference examining how the Civil War continues to shape America’s civic and cultural life, there is something for young and old, scholar and citizen historian.