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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
    Tuesday, September 27, 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

    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, September 27, 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

    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
    Tuesday, September 27, 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

    The Nature of Your Park

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 28, 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

    Behind the Scenes: Service then and now

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: $8
    Thursday, September 29, 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

    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
    Thursday, September 29, 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

    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, October 1, 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

    Boots to Boats - Appalachian Trails & Tales

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Registration required, free
    Saturday, October 1, 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

    Hidden Spaces Unique Places

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

    Boots and Breath: Yoga Hikes

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Meet in Front of Billings Farm & Museum
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Enjoy a walking meditation through hills and forest, integrating yoga poses with the surrounding landscape.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots to Boats Finale: Water, Art and Nature @ Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Join a park ranger for this hike from the shore of the Connecticut River through Blow-Me-Down Farm, the heart of the former Cornish Art Colony, and up to the home of America's greatest sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Peak to Peak

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Mount Peg and Mount Tom, Woodstock, VT
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Enjoy spectacular views of Woodstock and the Ottauquechee River. Along the way try out kids’ trail games and learn about the history and ecology of these two iconic hills.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Phenology and Climate - A Working Woodlands Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Prosper Road Trailhead Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free; Reservations recommended
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

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

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    "Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story"

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Billings Farm & Museum theater
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 16, 2016

    Documentary film screening about Grandma Gatewood, the first woman to through-hike the Appalachian Trail in 1955 at the age of 67.

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GROUPS of 10 or more - By Request Only
 
Native American drawing

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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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