Coolidge Christmas Message Project

President Coolidge’s 1927 Christmas message reminds us all of the meaning of the spirit of Christmas. During this year of isolation, community is more important than ever. To celebrate Christmas in 2020, the Coolidge Foundation is bringing together dozens of members of the Coolidge Community to recite the President’s message, and share his timeless words. […]

2021 Coolidge Scholarship Deadline

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, merit scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. Apply today at:!

The Calvin Coolidge Challenge

On September 19, 1928, President Coolidge left Washington, D.C., for Vermont to view the damage and reconstruction resulting from the flood of 1927. On September 21, 1928, he gave a heartfelt address to onlookers.  At just 290 words, the speech is brief yet powerful and contains the often quoted phrase by which it has come […]

2021 Coolidge Cup, July 2-4

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. “Citizen judges” are what enable the Coolidge Foundation’s unique speech and debate program. […]

2021 Annual Meeting

  Join us for the Coolidge Foundation’s 2021 annual meeting in Plymouth Notch. Date: July 3, 2021 Time: 4:00 PM Location: Union Christian Church, Plymouth, Vermont 05056

Fourth of July 2021

Coolidge is the only U.S. president born on Independence Day, and July 4 has been commemorated at his birthplace in Plymouth Notch for many decades. This year’s celebration will feature a number of special events including the final rounds of the Coolidge Cup National High School Debate Tournament and the annual procession and wreath laying ceremony […]

Shakespeare Alive!

Union Christian Church 43 Messer Hill Road, Plymouth, VT

Come to the Union Christian Church at Plymouth Notch, VT to enjoy Shakespeare Alive! This is a free event performed by a collective of New York City-based actors who present a one-hour show of scenes, skits and songs, all based in the works of William Shakespeare.

2021 Coolidge 5K

Will you choose to run? Join us on Saturday, October 2th, 2021, in scenic Plymouth Notch for the 3rd Annual Coolidge 5K! Race start time is 10am. Non-runners are invited to participate in the “I Do Not Choose to Run” 1-Mile Walk, which takes place after the race. Click here to learn more!