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President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

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3780 Route 100A
Plymouth, VT 05056 United States
http://historicsites.vermont.gov/coolidge/

October 2016

Vermont History through Song

October 1, 2016
1:30 pm

Singer and researcher Linda Radtke, joined by pianist Arthur Zorn, brings Vermont history to life with engaging commentary about the songs found in the Vermont Historical Society's collection of sheet music. Read More »

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August 2017

John Quincy Adams: A Spirit Unconquerable!

August 5, 2017
1:30 pm
Image of John Quincy Adams

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that John Quincy Adams "took his tea with sulfuric acid." Perhaps he did, but he also wrote poetry, loved theater, opera, and good wine and company; he held informed views on a myriad of subjects. Actor Jim Cooke portrays him in the last decade of a remarkable life as he sits for his final portrait. Read More »

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August 2018

The Unexpected President

August 4, 2018
1:00 pm
Image of Chester A. Arthur

Scott S. Greenberger, author of The Unexpected President: The Life and Times of Chester A. Arthur, will speak about his new biography of our nation's 21st president. A book signing will follow the talk. Read More »

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August 2020

**POSTPONED** From the Parlor to the Polling Place: Stories and Songs from the Suffragists

August 1, 2020
1:30 pm
Suffragette standing before a banner

Singer and historian Linda Radtke, in period garb and “Votes for Women” sash, celebrates the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, specifically highlighting the decades-long persistence of Vermonters, both women and men. Read More »

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October 2020

Silents Are Golden: A Celebration of Silent Cinema

October 9, 2020
1:30 pm
Image of Charlie Chaplin

In this entertaining lecture lavishly illustrated with clips from 100 silent films from the 1920s, Circus Smirkus founder Rob Mermin celebrates the art of physical acting seen through the lens of silent cinema. Mermin sheds new light on the acting style of the silent era, while giving modern audiences a fresh look at what made the silent stars shine so brightly. Read More »

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October 2021

Silents Are Golden: A Celebration of Silent Cinema

Image of Charlie Chaplin

This entertaining and educational lecture is lavishly illustrated with clips from 100 silent film comedies and dramas from the 1920’s! It is a celebration of the art of physical acting seen through the lens of silent cinema. Rob Mermin sheds new light on the acting style of the silent era, while giving modern audiences a fresh look at what made the silent stars shine so brightly. Read More »

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