The Flu in Coolidge’s Time

March 19, 2020

In 1918, while Calvin Coolidge was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, the outbreak of Spanish Influenza hit the United States and wreaked havoc across the nation. Massachusetts was hit hard. By late September of that year, there had been an estimated 50,000 cases of flu in the Bay State. Within two weeks, 850 Bostonians had died. […]

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Mr. & Mrs. Coolidge Go to Florida

April 15, 2019

By Daniel Wright The Coolidges had been eager to travel since leaving public life in 1929. Invited numerous times to see sunny Florida, this was their first opportunity to visit as private citizens but it came with obligation: the request to deliver a speech. Coolidge spoke on “The Economics of Life Insurance” at Vinoy Park […]

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“The Real Calvin Coolidge” Now Available in Digital Format

October 23, 2018

  We are pleased to announce The Real Calvin Coolidge periodical series is now available free in digital format online. The Real Calvin Coolidge is a series of booklets published by the Coolidge Foundation from 1983 to 2005. Comprised of eighteen volumes, The Real Calvin Coolidge offers insights into the life of our thirtieth president, and features a variety of articles written […]

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Fourth of July

June 27, 2018

Elevate your Fourth of July in Plymouth Notch as we celebrate American independence and Calvin Coolidge, the only president born on Independence Day.

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2018 Calvin Writing Prize

January 23, 2018

Compete in the 2018 Calvin Writing Prize, open to students age 13-19 who live or attend school in Vermont. First place prize: $1,500; Runner-Up prize: $500. Deadline: May 11, 2018.

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