State barn and historic preservation grants awarded to 33 projects across Vermont

News Release — Vermont Division of Historic Preservation Thursday, March 15, 2018 Media Contact: Caitlin Corkins, Vermont Division of Historic Preservation 802-828-3047 / [email protected] Rebecca Kelley, Office of the Governor 802-828-6403 / [email protected] Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott recognized the recipients of 16 State Historic Preservation Grants and 17 Barn Preservation Grants at a […]

A Revolutionary War weekend at Mount Independence

News Release — Vermont Division for Historic Preservation Aug. 17, 2017 Contact: Elsa Gilbertson, Regional Historic Sites Administrator Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (802) 759-2412; [email protected] ORWELL, Vt. — On Aug. 26 and 27, the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell will host the annual Soldiers Atop the Mount living history weekend honoring the […]

State Barn Preservation Grants Awarded to 17 Agricultural Buildings Across Vermont

News Release — Vermont Division of Historic Preservation March 10, 2017 Contact: Caitlin Corkins, Tax Credits and Grants Coordinator Vermont Division of Historic Preservation (802) 828-3047; [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 State Barn Preservation […]

In This State: Silent Cal’s surprising legacy of debate

Looking at a life-size statue of Coolidge and photographs of his awkward encounters with everyone from Charles Lindbergh to the Chief of the Sioux, visitors will appreciate that he was not a president made for television, but his training in debating and oratory prepared him well for the new medium of radio.

State seeks public input on historic preservation plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2010 Contact: David Mace (802) 828-5229 State Seeks Public Input On Historic Preservation Plan MONTPELIER, Vt. – As the state prepares to update its plan for preserving Vermont’s unique historic character, officials are hoping to hear from Vermonters about their vision for the historic resources in their communities. The Vermont […]

State awards $208,000 to preserve barns on Vermont farms

For Immediate Release: April 7, 2010 Contact: David M. Coriell (802) 828-3333 Governor Douglas Announces 2010 Barn Preservation Grants State awards $208,000 to preserve iconic landmarks on Vermont farms Berlin , Vt. – Governor Jim Douglas has announced $208,723 in Historic Preservation Barn Grants that will be awarded to 25 farms to help make repairs […]

State files proposed archaeology rule change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: David Mace (802) 828-5229 February 24, 2010 Revised Rule Clarifies Protection Of Archeological Sites and Historic Resources MONTPELIER, Vt. – The state has officially filed a proposed revised rule for protecting archeological and historical sites during development, beginning the formal process of review. Officials with the Agency of Commerce and Community […]