Revolutionary and Civil War Tours
Daily, April-November, 9:30-11:45 a.m.
This region’s Green Mountain Boys and Ethan Allen had significant impact on the victories at Fort Ticonderoga and the Battle of Bennington. Also, Vermont has strong ties to the Lincoln family and sent – and lost – proportionately more soldiers to the Civil War than any other state.
• Over 25 points of interest including many on the National Register of Historic Places; learn the significance of these locations
• Places where Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys lived, camped, met (and drank), traveled and planned their victories
• Civil War related points of interest including where Lincoln’s descendents lived and were buried, where Mary Todd Lincoln stayed, underground railroad sites and more
• Regional sites and historic districts
• Route includes covered bridges
Treat yourself to a morning of history, fun and adventure! Our rate is still just $35 pp.
“As its license plates remind both residents and visitors, the state of Illinois proudly claims the motto “Land of Lincoln.” However, had
this selection been left to the Lincolns themselves -- the final three generations, that is -- the honor might have gone to Vermont
instead.” – The New York Times, July 28, 2002