Stephen A Douglas Birthplace, Brandon

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The Visitor’s Center:

• Many brochures about area attractions

• Hiking maps and guides for area trails

• Public restroom

• Free WIFI

The Museum:

• Free admission

• Hours are usually 11:00am-4:00pm, 7 days per week, Mid May-Mid October

• Birthplace of Stephen A. Douglas(famous debater of Abraham Lincoln)

• Brandon room (Industry, Recreation, Architecture, Relics)

• Douglas room (Civil War, Antislavery, religious reform, Relics)

• Interactive slideshows

• Video: Brandon and the Antislavery Movement

The Cliver Community Meeting Room:

• Available to the public

• Free WIFI

• Ample power outlets

• Whiteboard for projection and notes

• Kitchenette

• Can seat up to 25 people

• Large board style table for meetings
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  • We found ourselves in Brandon at a time when the house was supposed to be open (and should have been open--a lovely fall Saturday afternoon). When we arrived, we found that it was closed. The...  more »
  • Grew up in this house in Brandon, Vermont. His father a middlebury grad and physician died when Douglas was a baby. His mom remarried when Douglas was about 16/17 and they headed west first to New...  more »
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