Poultney Vermont Historical Society — 200 Years of Poultney Vermont History

This Week in Poultney History

1761 – Poultney Chartered

Poultney was chartered in 1761 when Royal Governor Benning Wentworth, in the name of King George the Third, granted 61 proprietors equal shares in a township six miles square "for the due encouragement of settling a new plantation within Our said Province (of New Hampshire)."  more...

“The Vermont Movie” screenings begin April 10 in Poultney

The Poultney Historical Society and the Poultney Public Library will sponsor screenings of […]

Poultney VT: Watch our story on DVD!

The new DVD “A Tour of Two Villages: Poultney Village” is now available […]

Vermont’s Slate Industry

The slate industry transformed Poultney in the last half of the 19th […]

East Poultney Day 2015 on Sat. August 8

East Poultney Day, a celebration of Poultney’s rich history, is the premier […]