Civil War Trail and Gilmore Farm Walking Tour


Saturday, 2:00 PM on August 16. FREE. Begins at parking lot across from the Montpelier Station Train Depot on Route 20.

Walk in the footsteps of McGowan's Brigade on Montpelier's Civil War Trail, carving a path through archaeological remains of this Confederate winter camp to a reconstructed camp street.  Conclude at the cabin and farm of the George Gilmore, born into slavery at Montpelier in 1810 and turned farmer and landowner after Emancipation, on the site of an abandoned Confederate hut.

The tour meets at the parking area next to the Esso building across from the train depot at 2:00 p.m. 540.672.2728.



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