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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Thursday, September 3, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Friday, September 4, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Hidden Spaces

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    90-minute walking tour through seldom-seen building interiors and exteriors. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00; Reservations are recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Gardens in Bloom

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    Explore the park's colorful gardens on this short 1-hour walk. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Appalachian Trails & Tales

    Sunday, September 6, 2015

    3-hour ranger led hike (moderate to difficult) along a section of the Appalachian Trail. Learn about local history that shaped the landscape and how the trail came to be. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Meet at: Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Lost Big Trees

    Sunday, September 6, 2015

    1.5-hour program explores the history, ecology and future of the American chestnut and other big eastern tree species. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free; Reservations are recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Sunday, September 6, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Monday, September 7, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Tuesday, September 8, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Wednesday, September 9, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Collections Curiosities

    Thursday, September 10, 2015

    The mansion is full of objects that help to tell the story of the life and times of the Billings and Rockefeller families. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Thursday, September 10, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Friday, September 11, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Art Tour - Conservation Through the Artist's Eye

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    See paintings by Hudson River School artists on this 90-minute walk through the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion, and discover how their landscape paintings profoundly influenced the development of a conservation ethic. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00 Adults; $4.00 Seniors; free 15 and younger
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Woodstock Art Festival

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    Annual Woodstock Art Festival More

    Location:
    Woodstock, VT
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Phenology and Climate

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    Chart “nature’s calendar” to understand climate change on this 3-mile moderate hike More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Meet at the Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Art Tour - Conservation Through the Artist's Eye

    Sunday, September 13, 2015

    See paintings by Hudson River School artists on this 90-minute walk through the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion, and discover how their landscape paintings profoundly influenced the development of a conservation ethic. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00 Adults; $4.00 Seniors; free 15 and younger
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Woodstock Art Festival

    Sunday, September 13, 2015

    Annual Woodstock Art Festival More

    Location:
    Woodstock, VT
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Sunday, September 13, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Spirituality and the Environment

    Sunday, September 13, 2015

    This tour will explore the ways faith has informed stewardship practice and the appreciation of natures. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Reservations needed. $8.00 for Adults; $4.00 for Seniors; 15 and younger are free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Monday, September 14, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Friday, September 18, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Hidden Spaces

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    90-minute walking tour through seldom-seen building interiors and exteriors. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00; Reservations are recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Civil War Home Front

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Walking tour includes places associated with the Underground Railroad, abolition meetings, the town’s free African-American community, and Woodstock’s pivotal role in the Union war effort in Vermont. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Meet at: Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00; Reservations are recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Future of the Forest

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    2-hour hike (easy, 3 miles) exploring the history and stewardship of the oldest professionally managed forest in the United States. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Meet at: Prosper Road parking lot
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Horse Logging

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Visit a horse-logging site in action and learn about the 150-year legacy of forestry on Mount Tom. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Lost Big Trees

    Sunday, September 20, 2015

    1.5-hour program explores the history, ecology and future of the American chestnut and other big eastern tree species. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free; Reservations are recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Fallout

    Sunday, September 20, 2015

    This multimedia presentation explores the actions, attitudes, and events of this period with historic photographs, and movie clips that helped influence a new environmental consciousness. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    $8.00 Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Sunday, September 20, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Thursday, September 24, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Friday, September 25, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Future of the Forest

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    2-hour hike (easy, 3 miles) exploring the history and stewardship of the oldest professionally managed forest in the United States. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Meet at: Prosper Road parking lot
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Forest Festival Weekend

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    Enjoy the park in its fall glory while exploring forest history, science and art. More

    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Horse Logging

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    Visit a horse-logging site in action and learn about the 150-year legacy of forestry on Mount Tom. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Forest Festival Weekend

    Sunday, September 27, 2015

    Enjoy the park in its fall glory while exploring forest history, science and art. More

    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Sunday, September 27, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Monday, September 28, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Thursday, October 1, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    A Legacy of Stewardship: Introductory Tour to the Park and Mansion

    Friday, October 2, 2015

    One-hour long ranger-led tours of the Mansion and grounds are offered daily throughout the season. More

    Location:
    Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
 
By Request Programs - For 10 or more

 
Native American drawing

NPS Photo

Conservation Chronicles

From Native Americans to early European settlers, to land trusts, national parks, and wilderness areas, conservation thought and practice has taken many forms in North America over the past four centuries.Using words, images, and films of the past, explore the attitudes and actions that have shaped our relationship with the land we call the United States in this multimedia presentation.

Available by request only for groups of 10 or more.

 
Man & Nature Book Cover

The Life and Times of George Perkins Marsh

Born in 1801 in Woodstock, Vermont, George Perkins Marsh is considered a pioneering conservationist who helped shape the future of land use on a global scale.His experience in the Vermont forests in his formative years, combined with his worldwide travel and multiple career choices culminated in his ground breaking book "Man & Nature" printed in 1864.This presentation will touch on the times he worked in and the milestones in his life that led him to be called the father of the American conservation movement.

Available by request only for groups of 10 or more.

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