Poultney Vermont Historical Society — 200 Years of Poultney Vermont History

This Week in Poultney History

1777 – First Grist Mill Erected

Nehemiah Howe built the first grist-mill in Poultney, which was erected at the falls, where the east village now is, some little time before 1777. Prior to that, for the first few years settlers had to go to Manchester to mill, some thirty miles distant.

Museums Open on July 5

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

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 […]