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History is chronicled here by the dramatization of land- and lake-based action during the Revolutionary War. The story of the Mount is told in exhibits featuring many of the artifacts recovered during archaeological investigations.

Voices of the Revolution is a group sculpture of six Revolutionary War soldiers in the center of the museums gallery. The sculpture reveals garrison life through first-hand accounts. Two of the figures are equipped with videoholograms to talk to visitors about their war experiences. Two others hold journals that house touch-screen computers containing excerpts of journals, letters and military records.

Location: Orwell Vermont 05760 Telephone 802-759-2412

Other History nearby:
(Elizabethtown) Adirondack History Center
(Ludlow) Black River Academy Museum
(Glens Falls) Chapman Historical Museum
(Addison) D.A.R. John Strong Mansion
(Castleton) Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Si
(Sharon) Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

10/17 Coming to The Orwell area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.
Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Cummington MA May25-26 All Massachusetts sheep producers and woolcraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event. Camping is available on the grounds for vendors and exhibitors.