Overview of Mount Independence

Location: Orwell
Tag(s): Revolutionary War
Historical Category: Military History
Video Date: 12/29/23

Mount Independence was a pivotal fortification for the Americans during the Revolutionary War. The site occupied a strategic location on Lake Champlain, and was at one point one of the most populated places in the North American colonies.

Vermont Historical Society Executive Director Steve Perkins and ABC 22 & Fox 44 Anchor Mike Hoey head over to Orwell to learn more about the site and its history.


This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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