“In great deeds, something abides. On great fields, something stays. Forms change and pass; bodies disappear; but spirits linger, to consecrate ground for the vision-place of souls…”
– Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain at the dedication of the Maine Monuments at Gettysburg
Please Join Us!
Opening Reception with Howard Coffin
Friday, June 7
Vermont’s foremost Civil War historian, Howard Coffin, will read from his new book, Something Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today’s Vermont. The museum’s exhibits, Full Duty: The Civil War Collection of Howard Coffin and Arming the Union: Gunmakers in Windsor, Vermont reopen May 25, and are, once again, on the State’s Top Ten ‘things to see and do’ in Vermont this summer.
Thank you to everyone who caught the missing date for the opening reception in our last e-newsletter!