Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

July 2-4: Coolidge Cup

July 2

The Coolidge Cup is the Coolidge Foundation’s national speech and debate championship tournament. Join us as a volunteer Citizen Judge, or simply come to watch some of America’s top high schoolers compete.

Summer Dinner & Annual Meeting

July 3

Join us in Plymouth Notch for the annual Summer Dinner at 6:00 PM (tickets required). Coolidge Foundation members are invited to come early to participate in the Foundation’s 2022 Annual Meeting.

Fourth of July 2022

July 4

Celebrate the Fourth in Plymouth Notch and honor President Coolidge on his 150th birthday. A full day of events includes a procession and wreath-laying ceremony, a public reading of the Declaration of Independence, and the championship rounds of the Coolidge Cup.

Coolidge in Washington

The Foundation is excited to open up Coolidge House in Washington, D.C. to the public, which serves as a base for expanded operations of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship honors President Coolidge’s dedication to academic excellence by awarding full-ride, four-year, merit scholarships to America’s most promising students. Unlike other top awards, “The Coolidge” can be used at any accredited college or university in America. To learn more, click below to visit the Coolidge Scholarship website.

Coolidge Debate

The Coolidge Foundation is setting out to find the top high school debaters in America. Our premier tournament each year is the Coolidge Cup, a national debate tournament that attracts top debaters from across the country to President Coolidge’s historic hometown of Plymouth, Vermont, to compete for the prestigious Coolidge Cup, along with the $7,500 Robert L. Luddy Coolidge Cup Scholarship.

Coolidge Blog

Tige, the Presidential Cat, Goes Missing in A Snowstorm: Radio Comes to The Rescue.

February 25, 2022

By Jerry Wallace The Coolidges were both pet lovers. The President was particularly fond of cats, while the First Lady was partial to dogs. A pair of kittens arrived at […]

Coolidge Quarterly

The Coolidge Quarterly provides scholarly research and commentary on President Coolidge and his times. Click below to access digital versions of current and past issues or subscribe to receive the printed edition in your mailbox.

Visit the Notch

There is no better way to truly understand President Coolidge than to visit his hometown, the picturesque hamlet of Plymouth Notch, Vermont. You are invited to visit the President Coolidge State Historic Site, considered one of America’s best-preserved presidential sites. Come to see the modest home where President Coolidge was born, step inside the family homestead where Coolidge took the presidential oath of office, pause for reflection in the warm, wood-paneled church where the Coolidge family worshipped, and gain inspiration from the humble grave site where President Coolidge rests alongside his family.