Free Entry to Vermont State Historic Sites & Reduced Entry to ECHO

History Buff?

The Vermont Department of Libraries is offering FREE ENTRY  into Vermont State Historic Sites. To take advantage of this great service, visit us at the Champlain College Library and check out our Vermont State Historic Sites pass. The pass is valid for up to 8 people in one vehicle at 12 locations. For more information about the historic sites included, please visit the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation.

To verify availability of the pass, please call the Library at (802) 860-2717.

While this particular pass is only available to Champlain College students, employees, and neighbors, the Vermont Department of Libraries has distributed identical passes to many public libraries across the state. Contact your local library for more information.

If aquariums are more your scene, Champlain College Library also has a pass available for checkout that grants reduced admission to the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington!

12 Historic Sites Across the State

Map of Vermont that highlights the 12 state historic sites. Includes Bennington Monument, President Calvin Coolidge site, President Chester Arthur site, Chimney Point, Hubbardton Battlefield, Senator Justin Morrill Homestead, Mount Independence, Old Constitution House, Eureka Schoolhouse, Ethan Allen Monument, Kent Tavern, and Theron Boyd House. Also highlights 4 state-owned covered bridges. Includes 1843 Hammond Covered Bridge in Pittsford, 1870 Scott Covered Bridge in Townshend, 1897 Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge in Shoreham, and 1908 Fisher Covered Railroad Bridge in Wolcott. Image includes following text: The Vermont State Historic Sites Program encourages the discovery and appreciation of the state's rich heritage through the stewardship and interpretation of historic sites throughout the state. Vermont's Historic Sites evoke an authentic sense of time and place, providing young and old with the opportunity to step back in time, to learn how a state and nation were formed, and how the victories and challenges experienced by Vermonters of past generations relate to those we face today. For more details about each site, visit

Vermont State Historic Sites Map