Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park


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Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Address:54 Elm St
Woodstock, VT 05091

Phone:802-457-3368
Fax:802-457-3405
Web: www.nps.gov/mabi/
Size: 643 acres.
Established: Established as Marsh-Billings National Historical Park on August 26, 1992; renamed on October 21, 1998.
Location:In Woodstock, Vermont, 10 miles west of the I-89/US 4 junction.
Facilities:Rest rooms, visitor center (é), farm and museum, gift shop, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, guided tours, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Home to pioneer conservationist George Perkins Marsh, the park includes a model farm and forest developed by Frederick Billings and continued by granddaughter Mary French Rockefeller and her husband, Laurence S. Rockefeller. In partnership with the Billings Farm and Museum, the park focuses on conservation themes and the stewardship of working landscapes and agricultural countryside. The park is headquarters for the Conservation Study Institute, designed to enhance leadership in the field of conservation.

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Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
He grew up in the early 1800s on the farm that later became the center of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont.
June is Great Outdoors Month in the United States, and I think it's a great way to celebrate Great Outdoors Month by exploring Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.
The Superintendent here of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Rolf Diamant, thank you very much.
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In addition to accommodations in a choice of rooms and suites, the package includes use of the 41,000-square-foot Woodstock Health & Fitness Center, admission to the nearby Billings Farm & Museum as well as to the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, access to a wide range of recreational activities, and the scrumptious breakfast.