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Address: P.O. Box 97, Plymouth, VT 05056
Phone Number: (802) 672-3389
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My husband and I have made a challenge to visit as many President's homes and Presidential Libraries as possible mixed with our regular travels. Calvin Coolidge's home was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Angola, Indiana
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Angola, Indiana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I have made a challenge to visit as many President's homes and Presidential Libraries as possible mixed with our regular travels. Calvin Coolidge's home was outstanding. The work that has gone into preserving the original homestead is amazing. The view in Plymouth Vermont is breathtaking and serene. I loved knowing the history behind the president. The idea... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/coolidge/tour_homestead Visit the home of President Calvin Coolidge and see the room where he was sworn into office by his father after President Harding died. While you are in Plymouth make sure to visit the Plymouth Cheese store and sample the Cheddar sage cheese (goes great with a piece of apple pie).

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Towson, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you don't know about the only Vermont-born President who was actually sworn in by his father, you need to visit and find out.

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Berwick, ME
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was totally worth the stop. We loved checking out such a neat part of our nations history. Well worth the detour.

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Lindsay, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So, they bought a village, formerly known as Plymouth Notch, where 30th President of USA was born, raised and buried with 7 generations of Coolidges. Nice new visitor center, but the star is the village, some 7-8 buildings, with exquisite church interior. The cheese factory has been in operation for more than 100 years, and there is lunch (soup/sandwiches &... More 

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NJ
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We toured through the little village of Plymouth Notch and experienced an interactive historic overview of Calvin Coolidge's homestead, his private life and presidency. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents were on hand to answer questions. Wander the lovely grounds to see the original post office, General Store, 1840's Church and more. Meander up the street a few paces and visit the... More 

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Lucas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a place to step back in time! Very beautiful setting. Easy to imagine what life was like in rural Vermont a 100 years ago. The buildings are authentic and the museum pieces are pristine. The explanations of Coolidge's life are very complete. Would recommend this site to any history buff. The photo's and film of the President pitching hay... More 

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Lindsay, California
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This gives a view of the isolated Vermont community where Calvin Coolidge was born, grew up, was sworn into office and is buried with six other generations of Coolidges. The visitor center has a short introductory video, and then you can walk into the general store and home where he was born, and even see the bed he was born... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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151 reviews 151 reviews
33 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We made an unplanned stop by the Calvin Cooledge Homestead on one of our routes touring Vermont and we were glad we did. The grounds are pristine, the guides were well informed and we really learned things about President Coolidge that we didn't know. I highly recommend stopping here if you are in the area.

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Byron, Michigan
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Loved it. Had lunch at the restaurant there, great sandwich and very friendly staff. Toured the grounds. This is like a little town, very neat. Part of it has a tour guide, rest is self guided. Scenic too.

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