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  • Multiple Days: 07/04/2015, 08/01/2015, 08/15/2015, 08/29/2015, 09/19/2015

    Civil War Home Front Woodstock, VT Tour Map
    Location: Meet at: Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: $8.00; Reservations are recommended Contact Name: Carriage Barn Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 802/457-3368 ext. 22
See what life was like on the home front during the Civil War in Woodstock and the pivotal role the town played in the Union war effort in Vermont. This tour explores sites within the historic village while offering a deeper understanding of the far-reaching effects of the Civil War on the role of women, the meaning of citizenship, and the beginnings of land conservation of citizenship, and the beginnings of land conservation.

Home Front TourThis two-hour walking tour is one of the park's most popular programs and will be offered several times throughout the season (see calendar, page 15).

App —With photos, videos, and sound clips, this free iPhone App can guide you alongthe walking tour, whether on foot or virtually.

 New Birth of Freedom — Illustrated with photographs from the Woodstock History Center archiveand hand-rendered maps, this booklet is an informative companion to enjoy theCivil War walking tour at your own pace.

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