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...

“A Crease in the Landscape” – Sunday Dec. 7

Unique economic, political and natural forces created conditions that drew people to […]

“Poultney Village” DVD available for Christmas!

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

The Slate Industry

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

Poultney Walking and Driving Tours

The Society has won two awards for its historical Audio Walking and […]