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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,12:00 PM to 1:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Tour size is limited; Reservations recommended
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/29/2017 to 10/31/2017

    This traditional tour explores the conservation legacy of the three families who called this place home. Tour time is split between the grounds and the Mansion. 60 minutes.

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    Mansion Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Mansion Front Porch
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Everyday from 05/30/2017 to 10/31/2017

    This dynamic, audience-driven tour focuses on the stories revealed inside the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Meet on the Mansion front porch. 30 minutes.

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    Junior Ranger Adventures

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 06/27/2017 to 08/22/2017

    Fun explorations of Nature and National Parks. June 24 - Aug 22

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots to Boats - Appalachian Trail Hikes

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Billings Farm & Museum
    • Fees: Registration required, free
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Hike on the iconic long distance trail with park staff and the Green Mountain Club. These guided treks are perfect for fit first-timers and long-time “AT” hikers. Hike duration varies from 1.5 to 3 hours plus travel to and from the trail heads.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Adventures

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/24/2017 to 08/19/2017

    Fun explorations of Nature and National Parks. June 24 - Aug 22

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Mansion Experience

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: Mansion Front Porch
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Everyday from 07/01/2017 to 10/31/2017

    This dynamic, audience-driven tour focuses on the stories revealed inside the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Meet on the Mansion front porch. 30 minutes.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Saturday Special

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations Recommended
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/01/2017 to 10/28/2017

    From technology to spirituality, rarely seen spaces to treasures hidden in plain sight, there’s always something interesting happening on Saturdays. Join us for this wildcard weekly tour. Call 802-457-3368 x222 for this week’s selection. 60-90 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Sundays: Hidden Spaces Unique Places

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations are recommended
    Sunday, July 2, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 07/02/2017 to 10/29/2017

    Check out all the spaces usually closed to the public on this behind-the-scenes tour - from the third floor of the Mansion to its servant’s wing, from the Bungalow’s eclectic decor to the Belvedere’s bowling alley. 90 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Thursdays: Conservation Through the Artist's Eye

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations Recommended
    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 07/06/2017 to 10/26/2017

    The Billings collection includes paintings by Bierstadt, Cole and Durand. View works by acclaimed landscape painters in the Mansion and explore how art influenced the conservation movement on this traditional art tour. 90 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Fallout Fridays

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations Recommended
    Friday, July 7, 2017

    Every Friday Weekly from 07/07/2017 to 10/27/2017

    How did the Cold War influence conservation thinking? Descend into the 1960s era fallout shelter built by Laurance Rockefeller, and consider what life was like when Earth teetered on the brink of nuclear destruction. 60 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Recreation in the Cornish Colony: Art, Nature and Community

    • Location: Blow-Me-Down Farm, Cornish, NH
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Special tours of Blow-Me-Down Farm At Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Mondays: Art Pick

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations recommended
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly from 07/10/2017 to 10/30/2017

    From paintings to sculpture to decorative arts, the Mansion is a treasure trove of beautiful and intriguing objects. On this tour, participants select 10-12 pieces to discover in depth on a briskly paced, dynamic exploration. 60 minutes.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    The Nature of Your Park

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 07/12/2017 to 10/25/2017

    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

    Women's Wednesdays

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations Recommended
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 07/12/2017 to 10/25/2017

    Carolyn Crane Marsh, Julia Billings, her daughters, and her granddaughter Mary French Rockefeller each shaped the estate, the community, and the nation. Learn more about these accomplished and influential ladies. 60 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Trees and Trespassers - 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, July 15, 2017

    Take the pulse on forest health and bar the door to invasive plants. Forests are complex ecosystems that need a variety of natural features and processes to keep them healthily humming along.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots to Boats - River Splash! A Celebration of the Connecticut River

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Kilowatt Park, Wilder, VT
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 16, 2017

    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

    Green Drinks

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP; Mansion porch
    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Enjoy the evening view from the Mansion porch, munch some appetizers and learn about where the national parks are going in their next 100 years and how you can help

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Boots and Breath: Yoga Hikes with Inner Lift Yoga

    • Location: PLEASE NOTE: Each date is a different location and time varies - see full description
    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Enjoy a ~2 hour walking meditation in the woods as you pause for instruction that incorporates elements of the natural environment. July 22 10:30 @ St Gaudens Natl Historic Site. Each date is at a different location!

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Farm House/Manor House

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at the 1890 Farm House at Billings Farm & Museum
    • Fees: Your Combination Ticket unlocks these special experiences
    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Discover surprises and similarities on both sides of the Billings Estate.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Future of the Forest - A Working Woodlands Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Prosper Road Trailhead Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Join us for a hike exploring the history and stewardship of the oldest professionally managed forest in the United States.

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GROUPS of 10 or more - By Request Only
 
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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.

 
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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.

Last updated: May 10, 2017

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