Episode 30: Calvin Coolidge and Plymouth Notch

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Season 1, Episode 30: Calvin Coolidge and Plymouth Notch

We are heading to New England for the idyllic setting of Plymouth Notch, Vermont, a tiny town in the Green Mountains, and the birthplace of Calvin Coolidge. Often remembered for his nickname, “Silent Cal,” learn about how the town shaped this president!

About the Historic Site from Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site from Vermont.gov.

Calvin Coolidge Homestead District from the National Park Service page.

CBS Sunday Morning on Plymouth Cheese (highly recommend!)

From my July 2020 Visit!

From my July 2021 Visit!

Postcard of Coolidge Birthplace
Postcard capturing the idyll of Plymouth
Plymouth in Winter!
Plymouth Map…still pretty much the same
Calvin Coolidge Portrait by Charles Hopkinson.

Calvin Coolidge Birthplace: 236 Coolidge Memorial Road, Plymouth, Vermont.

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Recommend Reading for Calvin Coolidge

Schlaes, Amity. Coolidge.

Sobel, Robert. Coolidge: An American Enigma.

Fuess, Claude. Calvin Coolidge – The Man from Vermont.

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