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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

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

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Fee; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Everyday from 05/31/2016 to 10/31/2016

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

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Billings Women: A conservation legacy of their own

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8 adults
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/04/2016 to 10/29/2016

    Discover how women influenced the development of the Billings Estate and the National Park.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Bookstock: A Woodstock Tradition

    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Bookstock celebrates authors and poets, both established and emerging, for our region. The park will host a workshop on Saturday July 30 2-4pm and several other events.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Centennial Visions Sculpture Exhibition

    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Everyday from 06/04/2016 to 08/24/2016

    You’ll find more than 20 sculptures from different artists installed around the park, outdoors and in the Carriage Barn Visitor Center. The works exhibited illustrate our Centennial theme of “Find Your Park”. Enjoy the harmony of art and nature.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Mansion Glimpse

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,12:00 PM to 12:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Mansion Front Porch
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/31/2016 to 10/31/2016

    What can a person's belongings tell us about their life? You're invited to shape this tour by selecting the objects the ranger will discuss to reveal the stories of the families who once lived here.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Photography by Stephen Lias Exhibition

    • Location: May 28-Aug 20 Exhibition:Carriage Barn Visitor Center ; Aug 20 4pm "Composing Wilderness; Aug 21 2pm Concert @ Saint-Gaudens Natl Historic Site
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Everyday from 05/28/2016 to 08/20/2016

    Inspired by his passion for wilderness, composer Stephen Lias has produced a series of musical works about the national parks of the US. His photography is exhibited in conjunction with the concert premier of a new work.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Ranger-Led Summer Junior Ranger Adventures

    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/28/2016 to 08/23/2016

    For ages 6-12 years accompanied by an adult. Join a ranger for exciting hands-on explorations of Nature and Parks. This version of the program follows the them of life in a log.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    The Nature of Your Park

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/01/2016 to 10/31/2016

    Enjoy a nature topic of the day. Ask at our Visitor Center desks or call 802 457 3368, ext 222 for daily topic and meeting place.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Hidden Spaces Unique Places

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8.00; Reservations are recommended
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/05/2016 to 10/30/2016

    90-minute sneak-peek behind the scenes in the Mansion, Belvedere and Bungalow. Some uphill walking.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Mansion Glimpse

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,12:00 PM to 12:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Mansion Front Porch
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/05/2016 to 10/30/2016

    What can a person's belongings tell us about their life? You're invited to shape this tour by selecting the objects the ranger will discuss to reveal the stories of the families who once lived here.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Sunday Salon: An invitation to engage with current issues

    • Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/05/2016 to 10/30/2016

    Enjoy a stimulating 90-minute conversation in the mansion parlor about a timely topic. Come ready to share your perspective!

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Conservation Through the Artist's Eye

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8.00 Adults; $4.00 Seniors; free 15 and younger
    Monday, August 1, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 06/02/2016 to 10/31/2016

    View works by acclaimed landscape painters in the Mansion and explore how art influenced the conservation movement.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Fallout: Cold War Conflict and Conservation

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8.00 Reservations recommended
    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 05/31/2016 to 10/28/2016

    Consider how the Cold War influenced environmental awareness. One hour tour visits 1960s-era fallout shelter

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Gardener's Delight

    • Location: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP & Billings Farm & Museum
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 08/03/2016 to 08/31/2016

    Combine a Gardens in Bloom program at the National Park with an Heirloom Gardens Tour at Billings Farm & Museum. Explore the layers of landscape history.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    An American Ascent - film screening

    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Location: Billings Farm & Museum Theater
    • Fees: Free - Reservations required
    Thursday, August 4, 2016

    An American Ascent" documents the first African-American expedition to tackle Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) North America's highest peak, while shedding light on the complex relationship many African-Americans have with the outdoors.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Behind the Scenes: Service then and now

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8
    Thursday, August 4, 2016

    Every Thursday Weekly from 06/02/2016 to 10/27/2016

    Pass through the closed doors on the Mansion stairs into service wing.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots to Boats - Appalachian Trails & Tales

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Registration required, free
    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Eight ranger-led hikes on the Appalachian Trail. *Hikes include activities and stories. They vary from 1.5 to 3 hours plus travel time to trailheads. 12 person limit.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots to Boats - River Splash!

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Kilowatt Park, Wilder, VT
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    Family fun in and out of the water at Kilowatt Park in Wilder, VT. Try out a kayak, canoe, or paddleboard with certified guides, or enjoy games and activities on dry land. In partnership with L.L. Bean

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Educators' Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 19, 2016

    Explore all that the National Park and Billings Farm & Museum have to offer. The day will be full of fun activities and will highlight programs developed by teachers, for teachers.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Composing Wilderness - Concert Premier by Stephen Lias

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 20, 2016

    Composing Wilderness, an audio-visual presentation by the artist on Saturday August 20, 4pm at the Carriage Barn Visitor Center, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Founder's Day: American Landscape Painting and National Parks

    • Time: 6:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service with an inspirational talk about the synergy between art and the American conservation movement. Presented by our 2016 Artist-in-Residence Joan Hoffman.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Centennial Celebration: 100th Anniversary Party

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Enjoy family fun with games, children’s art workshops with our Artist-in-Residence, and special ranger-led tours. The Mansion will be open for walk-throughs. Bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens in full bloom.

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GROUPS of 10 or more - By Request Only
 
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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Woodstock , VT 05091

Phone:

(802) 457-3368 x222
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