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Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful Park

We visited on a dreary day but it did not matter. The park was beautiful and our family enjoyed a... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
sjhaff
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Massachusetts
Birthplace of American Environmental Conservation

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller preserves the mansion that was the home of three prominent... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Steve1362
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Avon, Ohio
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Nestled among the rolling hills and pastures of eastern-central Vermont, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park tells the story of conservation history and the evolving nature of land stewardship in America.
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54 Elm St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1023
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+1 802-457-3368 ext. 222
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

We visited on a dreary day but it did not matter. The park was beautiful and our family enjoyed a nice walk on the trails. We did not do a tour, but our kids had fun completing the junior ranger program. The park's junior ranger...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller preserves the mansion that was the home of three prominent conservationist families starting with George Perkins Marsh, author of Man and Nature in which he warned that man can destroy himself and Earth if man does not restored and sustain its resources and inspiring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

I was intrigued to learn more about the family who started the farm and the conservation movement in the US. This is the perfect place to do that and I recommend you arrive about 20 minutes early to view the short movie. The tour of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We stopped by on a Friday afternoon and took the guided tour of the Mansion. The National Parks guide was knowledgeable and was able to bring in the historical context to the home and the three owners of the residence. We were able to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Preview the film before walking around the farm and estate to get insight to the people who once lived here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debrar67
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We missed the house tour because it was booked up on the damp Saturday we were there. However, we watched the film at the visitor center and hiked the entire grounds. Lovely experience! The historical value of the home and story of the people were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This gem of a national park, only minutes from Woodstock was a wonderful surprise. I recommend watching the film on either side of the street before touring the home as you gain historical perspective.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

The Marsh - Billings house was a very interesting property, but I was I was very disappointed in the tour. The tour guide was certainly knowledgeable, but because we had a young child on the tour, most of her attention was to the child. To...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KRP51
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We went to visit the Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock, not realizing the treasure of the National Historical Park was right across the street. After visiting the Farm Museum, and as it was a beautiful day, we decided to take off and hike some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LMJST
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We recently completed our second visit to March-Billings-Rockefeller. It is a totally amazing – yet little known – experience. We can’t emphasize enough how you should plan to visit this all but unknown national historical park and farm/museum. Background: it is the birthplace of American...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tessaanddennis
20 November 2017|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
Go to the park website and all of your questions will be answered.
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EW618
26 June 2016|
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Response from b w | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I would say not. Probably a parade in Woodstock though and fireworks
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18 June 2016|
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Free with a senior pass
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