Poultney Vermont Historical Society — 200 Years of Poultney Vermont History

This Week in Poultney History

1771 – First Settlers Arrive

The first settlers, who had come in April, 1771, and built shanties near the present-day main intersection in Poultney, were Ebenezer Allen, a cousin of Ethan, and Thomas Ashley, an Allen in-law.

“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 […]