On a beautiful summer evening in the hills around Plymouth Vermont about 250 people gathered to celebrate Vermont’s President Calvin Coolidge. The President Coolidge Museum and Education Center hosted its Annual Fundraising Gala with C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb, recipient of numerous awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Humanities Medal, presenting the keynote address. In addition, this years gala featured the championship round New England High School Debate Competition. The debate was sponsored by Debate Institutes at Dartmouth and the 4% Growth Project at the George W. Bush Institute.
Nancy-Nutile McMenemy Photos
A portion of these photos first appeared in the August 8, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.