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Celebrating Pres. Coolidge & the Nation’s July 4th Birthday!

July 04, 2023

The historic village of Plymouth Notch celebrates the 151st birthday of President Calvin Coolidge and the 247th birthday of the United States. Featuring a baking contest at 11:30 am where the public is invited to enter their version of Grace Coolidge’s Icebox Cookies to be tasted by members of the Coolidge family. (To enter the baking contest please contact the site administrator for a copy of Grace’s cookie recipe at rejoice.scherry@vermont.gov.) At 12 pm noon a processional, led the Vermont National Guard, will depart from the village to the cemetery for the laying of a wreath at the President’s grave. Cake will be served immediately following the cemetery ceremony. Throughout the day the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation will be hosting the Coolidge Cup, a national speech & debate competition, where young orators from across the nation make their voices heard. The final round of debate takes place at 4 pm.

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President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
3780 Route 100A
Plymouth Notch, Vermont 05056
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