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This Week in Poultney History

1941 – Christmas with the World at War

Christmas in a World at War 1941December 23, 1941, As the United States found itself getting involved in World War II, articles and cartoons were published in The Poultney Herald to comfort the people of PoultneyTo read one such article with a cartoon, click here.

Free membership with purchase of new 2019 “Poultney Remembers” Calendar!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR HOLIDAY DEAL: For a limited time only, with the purchase of our 2019 calendar, you will get…

Join us November 18 for “19th Century School Slates” presentation!

Join the Poultney Historical Society at our Annual Meeting in the East Poultney Schoolhouse on Sunday, November 18th at 2:00pm! The event will feature…

East Poultney Day’s Grand Prize – $200 Amtrak Gift Certificate!

That’s right folks; the grand prize winner of this year’s East Poultney Day raffle will receive an Amtrak gift certificate worth $200, which is comparable to a roundtrip ticket for 2 adults from Castleton, VT to Montreal, Canada! So come to East Poultney Day to learn about the history of transportation in Vermont, see our […]

Poultney Model Train Video

  Come to East Poultney Day on August 11th from 9am-3pm and see our new Model Train Exhibit up and running! The exhibit will feature a running model of the D&H Railroad as the train makes its way past a slate quarry, over the Poultney River, and straight through the center of Main Street.