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President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

Address: 3780 Rt 100A, Plymouth, VT 05056
Phone Number: 802- 672-3773
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Marlton, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It was interesting to walk around the home of President Calvin Coolidge and to see where he grew up. I am not a history buff so I did not pay the admission fee but was nice to visit and experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a significant historical site: a President was sworn in at the house in 1923. This is one of a very few places outside Washington, DC where this has happened. Calvin Coolidge's family home is preserved. When President Harding died, Coolidge was sworn in at the house. The farm nearby where Coolidge was born is also here. There is... More 

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Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and daughters (5 and 7) all had a great time. The buildings are all very well kept and have interesting displays setup that are loaded with history. It is located in a beautiful area not far from Okemo. You'll be treated to a nice drive down Rt 100 if you're coming from the Ludlow area. There is a... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

An extremely interesting site which gives a very good feel of what it must have been like in Calvin Coolidge's time

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Malta, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The State of Vermont has done a beautiful job keeping this town somewhat like it was in Coolidge's time while still allowing it to function as an actual hamlet. The museum/visitors center is relatively new and features a gift shop, two display rooms, one with many interactive displays. There's even a video about his life and presidency. With your paid... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The village of Plymouth Notch, Vermont is restored to the time Calvin Coolidge was president. It is a very interesting and well managed place to gain an insight into U S Presidential history.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nestled on the picturesque Vermont mountains' the village is a step back in time. Wheelchair accessible. Clean. Ample parking. Easy to walk around the village. Saw Calvin Coolidge's birthplace as well as the home in which he was sworn in as President. The barn museum is filled with antique carriages and farm implements. Quite interesting. The visitor's center is friendly,... More 

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Marblehead, Ohio
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Twleve buildings in Plymouth, VT, that take you back to Coolidge's birth, youth, young adulthood, and even his Presidency. Houses, the school, the church, barns, the store, and evn a workshop. Wiith so many items that he used and were familiar with, not ones that were similar, but the real ones. Worth the stop. There is a diner on the... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Visitor's Center is very nice and informative. The buildings and tour were okay. Probably this would be a better place if you were really interested in Coolidge. The cheese factory located in the park was a bit disappointing as it was very small.

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Tampa, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You will need to plan for a couple of hours to get around and see all the different historic buildings. You first have the Education Center and Museum to go through, then watch a movie, and then head out to see all the buildings. There is so much to see... The General Store, where you can grab a moxie (if... More 

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