Archival Insights into the 1778 Battle of the Shelburne Blockhouse

2019/06/20 5:00 pm - 2019/06/20 5:00 pm

June 20

Doors open 5 pm

Talk begins at 6 pm

Join Agency of Transportation Archaeologist Brennan Gauthier as he describes the little-known Battle of Shelburne using primary source documents from early Vermont State Papers. Details of the battle include ice skating British soldiers, inebriated officers and a burning roof put out with beer. Doors open early at 5 PM for a behind-the-scenes tour of the archives and special exhibit, followed by the presentation at 6 PM. Free and open to the public.

Any questions should be directed to the Vermont State Archives Reference Room at 802-828-2308 orĀ sos.archives@vermont.gov.

Vermont State Archives & Records Administration, 1078 Route 2, Middlesex, Montpelier

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