Vermont Becomes Latest State to Form America250 Commission

Washington, DC – Vermont Governor Phil Scott has signed an executive order creating the 250th Anniversary Commission to plan, coordinate and promote observances and activities that commemorate the historic events associated with the American Revolution in Vermont.  Vermont joins the growing number of states forming official entities to begin planning for America250 in 2026.  

State and territorial commissions will play a critical role in preparing the nation for the America250 observance while promoting opportunity, driving economic activity, increasing community engagement, and elevating the unique contributions and culture of each state and territory. 

States with Semiquincentennial commissions or related entities include Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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About U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission

The U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission was established by Congress to inspire all Americans and each American to participate in our greatest milestone ever—the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the United States. The Commission is charged with orchestrating the largest and most inclusive anniversary observance in our nation’s history. The Commission will work with public and private entities across the country to make America250 a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all Americans. For more information visit and visit us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.



Join all Americans and share your story about your history and your hopes and dreams for the future of our country. Together, we will tell the American story through videos and the most inclusive commemoration in our history.