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Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Birthplace of American Environmental Conservation

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

Reviewed yesterday
Avon, Ohio
Interesting story and enjoyable visit

I was intrigued to learn more about the family who started the farm and the conservation movement... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
+1 802-457-3368 ext. 222
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank TheDoor_isopen
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank yvetteyou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank debrar67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank TJM1310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank KRP51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, view, parking , office, tour. All nice. Plan for some walking. The house is up the hill from parking. The short video is well worth the time. Sit on the porch and take in the view. Grounds are well kept. It is still...More

1  Thank Hummer1973
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20 November 2017|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
Go to the park website and all of your questions will be answered.
26 June 2016|
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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Response from bonniej451 | Reviewed this property |
Free with a senior pass