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...

East Poultney Day 2016 taking applications

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

The Silent Friend Slate Project begins

Slate, and the generations of Vermont families whose lives have been connected […]

Poultney VT: Watch our story on DVD!

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

Vermont’s Slate Industry

Vermont’s slate industry transformed Poultney in the last half of the 19th […]