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...

Sat. August 8 – East Poultney Day features Howard Coffin and The Civil War

The 80th annual East Poultney Day on Saturday, August 8th from 9am […]

Museums Open through September 27

Take a trip into Vermont history at the three Historical Society museums from […]

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 […]