Mount Independence – the book

In the early years of the Revolutionary War, the American Army was retreating after the catastrophic failure of the invasion of Canada. The troops were decimated by disease. With a superior force of fresh British troops collecting at the border, the patriots needed some place to make a stand. They chose a rugged piece of the Vermont shoreline directly opposite Fort Ticonderoga, and they called it Mount Independence.

The second edition is now available.

The second edition is now available.

Mount Independence: The Enduring Legacy of a Unique Historic Place is the first book to explore the history of this important but under-appreciated Revolutionary War site.

See here for comments from reviewers.

Mount Independence, the book, is now available for sale at local bookstores (see here for a list), and at the visitor center museum at Mount Independence State Historic Site.

If you don’t live locally, you can order directly from me. Send a check for $13 (which includes the postage — overseas orders, please contact me) to:

Stephen Zeoli
421 Birch Road
Hubbardton, VT  05733

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