About the Foundation

June 20, 2014

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, based in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, is the official foundation dedicated to preserving the legacy and advancing the values of America’s thirtieth president. In the absence of an official presidential library, the Coolidge Foundation was formed in 1960 by John Coolidge, the president’s son, along with a group of fellow Coolidge […]

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About the Historic Site

June 20, 2014

The President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site is found in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, a small community hidden away among the Green Mountains. The site is owned by the State of Vermont and operated by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation. In Plymouth Notch on the Fourth of July, 1872, Calvin Coolidge, the Thirtieth President of the […]

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Coolidge Chronology

June 13, 2014

Victoria Josephine Moor Coolidge:(1846-1885) Victoria was a neighbor of John Coolidge in Plymouth. She attended Black River Academy for one year. She married John Coolidge and set up housekeeping in the cramped quarters behind the village store that her husband ran. She was a consumptive and became, soon after her marriage, a chronic invalid. Calvin Coolidge, in his Autobiography, is poetic […]

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Coolidge Chronology

June 13, 2014

  Calvin Coolidge: Age Three “It was into this community that I was born on the 4th day of July, 1872. My parents then lived in a five room, story and a half cottage attached to the post office and general store, of which my father was the proprietor. While they intended to name me for my father, […]

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Coolidge Chronology

June 13, 2014

Abigail Gratia Coolidge (1875-1890) “The memory of the charm of her presence and her dignified devotion to the right will always abide with me.” She had her own circle of friends, her own interests, and her own goals. In the spring of 1888, she taught school even though she was only thirteen years old. After their winter term […]

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