Robert Frost Stone House Museum

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum is a literary landmark honoring America’s favorite poet. Inside the museum, students can walk through the house where Frost lived and wrote. An entire room is dedicated to the American classic “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” and the central hallway is dedicated to the wood-cut prints of illustrator J.J. Lankes. Outside, students can see the display orchard of apple trees reflected in Frost’s poetry and letters. Advance notice of groups is necessary. Fees to be advised on a case-by-case basis.
 
Contact Info
Address: 121 Historic Route 7A, Shaftsbury, VT 05262. Bennington County. Tel: 802-447-6200. Email: frostnow@sover.net. Website: www.frostfriends.org. Hrs: May-Oct., 10AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 4th-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Language Arts, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies
 

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