- The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation proudly announces the second annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism, a $20,000 prize for short writing of published articles or published blog posts under 800 words each. Deadline to apply: September 26, 2014.
- The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is pleased to announce that our 2nd annual New York Gala Dinner will take place on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the Metropolitan Club. Since debate is our major program, this year’s dinner will feature a debate on income inequality between former U.S. Senator Phil Gramm and Chrystia Freeland, Canadian MP.
- Compete in our second annual Calvin Prize writing contest. First-place wins $1,500 and the runner-up wins $500. All finalists' entries will have an opportunity to be published on our website. Deadline: September 26, 2014.
Great stories are hard to resist. You’re invited to come to beautiful Plymouth Notch to hear Constitutional scholar, Kevin Ryan, from the Vermont Bar Association, tell the story of the United States Constitution and what it means today.
Each year some 25,000 tourists make their way to the bucolic hamlet of Plymouth Notch, Vermont. The beauty of this mountainous village alone warrants the trip, but the real draw of course is a visit to the historic village where Calvin Coolidge was born, reared and is laid to rest. Curious tourists and illustrious dignitaries alike have made the trip to the Notch over the years. One of the most famous visits came during the Coolidge Presidency when the site played host to a most curious gathering of “Vagabonds.” Those vagabonds, as they referred to themselves, were none other than industrial titans Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford, and famed inventor Thomas Edison.