Coolidge Scholarship Deadline

  The February 23 deadline for the Coolidge Scholarship is fast approaching, so remember to request letters of recommendation as soon as possible. The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any […]

Declamation Qualifier Submission Deadline

The deadline for the competition is Saturday, April 15th, 2023 at 11:59pm ET. To enter, select one (1) speech excerpt from the official packet of three speeches by President Coolidge that we have provided below, record a video of yourself declaiming it, and then fill out the submission form at the bottom of this page. Winners will be notified of the results in May.

Coolidge Cup Online Qualifier for Debate

There are several ways to earn an invitation to compete in debate at the Coolidge Cup. One way to try to earn an invitation is to compete in the Coolidge Cup Online Qualifier for Debate, which is an online tournament run by the Coolidge Foundation. The top 20 finishers at this tournament will earn an invitation to the 2023 Coolidge Cup.

The Coolidge Cup Speech and Debate Tournament

The Coolidge Cup is a national invitational speech and debate tournament sponsored by the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. It is held in President Coolidge’s historic hometown of Plymouth, Vermont, and takes place each year during the week of the Fourth of July. More than $15,000 in scholarship prize money is awarded to the top finishers. […]

Fourth of July – Plymouth Notch

  You are invited to Plymouth Notch to take part in this year's Fourth of July celebration. This year’s event, part of our summer of Coolidge Centennial celebrations, features a number of special activities including a public reading of the Declaration of Independence, the annual procession and wreath-laying ceremony at the Coolidge graveside led by the Vermont […]

Centennial Inauguration Celebration

This August marks the centennial of Calvin Coolidge’s remarkable homestead inauguration. We hope you and your family will consider making a trek to the hamlet where it all took place in this special year. We have a series of family-friendly events planned, including a 2:47 AM reenactment of President Coolidge’s legendary homestead inauguration and a […]

Shakespeare Alive!

Join us at the Union Christian Church on Saturday, September 2 for an afternoon of Shakespearean comedy and drama. New York City's Stand Up Shakespeare Company will be...

Last Day of the 2023 Historic Site’s Season

Sunday, October 22 will mark the last day that the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site will be open to the public for the 2023 season. Be sure to plan your family's trip to the Notch soon.

Coolidge Debate League at Thales Academy Apex

The next tournament in the Coolidge Debate League at the Luddy Schools will take place Saturday, November 4 at Thales Academy Apex. The resolution for the tournament is: “Resolved: ‘Net Zero by 2050’ is both achievable and necessary to address climate change.” Learn more on our debate page here.