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This Week in Poultney History

1939 – Poultney Not Quite Ready For Spring

Poultney-not-ready-for-Spring-April-13-1939April 13, 1939, The Poultney Herald: Three weeks after the first day of Spring 1939, a majority of Poultney residents were ready for warmer weather. But there were still some Poultneyites who were reluctant to give in to the changing seasons. To see the original article, click here.

It’s time for East Poultney Day, Vendors!

Calling all East Poultney Day Vendors! The Poultney Historical Society is planning its 85th annual East Poultney Day celebration for Saturday, August 7th, 2021 from 9am to 3pm.

Free Walking & Driving Audio Tours now available!

Simply select the tour, click the tracks you would like to download, and allow your browser to download the files. Then listen, and enjoy learning about the history of Poultney! Main Street Walking Tour Poultney Driving Tour East Poultney Walking Tour

Saving Vermont’s oldest Jewish cemetery

A recent article in the Bennington Banner reports on a 10th generation Vermonter and Orthodox Jew who is discovering the history of Jewish settlers and communities in Vermont as he works to restore and preserve the Poultney Hebrew Cemetery in East Poultney.

PHS Newsletter – Fall 2020

Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter and learn what has been happening at the Poultney Historical Society this year!