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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
    Wednesday, September 13, 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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    Food and Flowers: The Garden Tour

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
    • Location: Meet at Billings Farm & Museum Visitors Center
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Gardens can be practical or decorative, but they are always a feast for the senses

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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
    Wednesday, September 13, 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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  • 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
    Wednesday, September 13, 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

    The Nature of Your Park

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly from 06/14/2017 to 10/29/2017

    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, September 13, 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

    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, September 14, 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, September 15, 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

    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, September 16, 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

    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, September 16, 2017

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

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Monitoring Mashup - 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, September 16, 2017

    Learn about critter tracks, frog calls, bird songs, and so much more on this moderate 3-mile hike.

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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, September 16, 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, September 17, 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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    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, September 18, 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

    Tuesdays: Untold Stories

    • Location: Carriage Barn Visitor Center
    • Fees: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ or passholders $4, 15 and under free; Reservations recommended
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 08/01/2017 to 10/31/2017

    Many people not named Marsh, Billings, or Rockefeller lived at, worked on, or visited this place and created positive change in Woodstock and the world - discover their unsung contributions. 60 minutes

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Forest Festival Weekend

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Various locations
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, enjoy hands-on craft activities, forest history, and woodworking demonstrations among the glory of the fall foliage.

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  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Horse Logging

    • Time: 10:00 AM,10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Meet at Carriage Barn Visitor Center 10am and throughout the day
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    Visit horse-logging in action and learn about the 150-year legacy of forestry on Mount Tom. Watch the local loggers felling trees and pulling them to the trailside using draft horses.

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    Emerald Ash Borer -Working Woodlands Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Forest Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Join Meredith Whitney, Forest Pest Outreach Coordinator from the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program for this workshop.

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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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54 Elm Street
Woodstock , VT 05091

Phone:

(802) 457-3368 x222

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