Sharing your CIvil War Findings
Share your findings through a brochure or essay, a walking or driving tour, or an exhibit or event. The VHC has created walking tour and brochure templates, and sample projects, such as our Civil War walking tour of Burlington. Be sure to use our Civil War Places logo to mark your projects as part of this exciting, statewide effort. Collaborating historian Howard Coffin is working on a guidebook that will profile Civil War sites in every Vermont town. He is available for research workshops, and would like to know about any sites you have found. Additionally if you find any Civil War imagery, such as photographs or drawings, that document the Vermont landscape as it was during the Civil War period it can be submitted to the Landscape Change Program.
|Brochure Template. Use this template to create a brochure displaying your research. Click here to download a Microsoft Word document.|
|Walking Tour. A walking tour is a great way to find and explore a towns Civil War Sites. Click here to download a Microsoft Word document. Use this template to create a Civil War walking or driving tour, by replacing this text throughout with your own.|
|Burlington - Civil War Places Walking Tour. With a population of 7,700 in 1860, Burlington was Vermont's largest community, and probably its most influential, during the Civil War era. This self-guided walking tour will take you through the Queen City's downtown, Old North End, and South End hill section to view some of the many significant Civil War places preserved. Click here to view the walking tour as a pdf document.|
|Landscape Change Program. The Landscape Change Program is an on-line archive of historic landscape imagery. The thousands of images in the archive provide an interdisciplinary look at the past and present of the Vermont landscape. If you have images from the Civil War period showing the Vermont Landscape or modern images showing Civil War sites, they can be submitted to the archive (no solider portraits please) by clicking here.|