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President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

Plymouth Notch Historic District

Considered the best preserved presidential birthplace in the nation, Plymouth Notch is virtually unchanged since the early 1900s. This rural Vermont village includes the homes of Calvin Coolidge’s family and neighbors, general store, church, cheese factory (still making cheese using the original 1890 recipe) and 1924 Summer White House office. Calvin Coolidge was born here in 1872 and was sworn in as our 30th president in the family homestead in 1923. He is buried in the town cemetery with seven generations of his family. Thirteen buildings are open to the public, as are the surrounding grounds and gardens. A major interactive, multimedia permanent exhibition in the new Coolidge Museum & Education Center uses Coolidge’s own words, objects from his life, and period newsreels to tell the story of how a boy from rural Plymouth Notch became President of the United States.

The historic Wilder House Restaurant serves lunch and can accommodate 45.
 

Dates of Operation:

May 23 – October 18, 2015. Open daily, 9:30am – 5:00pm
 

Group Policy and Rates:

Groups welcome, reservations requested. $7.00/adult, driver and escort complimentary. Ample parking. Please allow 1 ½ – 2 hours.Lunch available at Wilder House Restaurant, on site.
 

Contact:

William W. Jenney
Regional Historic Site Administrator
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
Plymouth Notch Historic District
3780 Route 100A, Plymouth VT 05056
(802) 672-3773 – Fax (802) 672-3337
William.Jenney@state.vt.us
www.historicsites.vermont.gov/coolidge
 

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