This Week in Poultney History

1919 – Victory Loans in Poultney

April 21st, 1919, The Poultney Journal: On April 21st, 1919, A US Military tank corps of 12 units drove through town to gather Victory Loans from Poultney residents. It was a means to pay for the great costs of WWI, which had ended in November of the previous year. See original news clipping.  

Join Us for “Endangered Alphabets” Lecture with Tim Brookes

The Poultney Historical Society is excited to host a lecture by Tim Brookes entitled “Endangered Alphabets, Cultural Erosion, and the Future of the Written Word” on Saturday, April 13 at 1pm at the Poultney Public Library. What does the age of digital convergence, Facebook, and globalization mean for the future of the written word? Tim Brookes offers remarkable and thought-provoking perspective on […]

Get Your 2024 Poultney Remembers Calendar Today!

The all new “Poultney Remembers” 2024 calendar is now for sale on the Poultney Historical Society website! Click here to make your order today. You can also pick up a calendar at the Original Vermont Store and Hermit Hill Books.

Lecture: Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film

The Poultney Historical Society will host a lecture titled “Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film” on Saturday, September 23 at noon at the Poultney Public Library. Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. It has represented many different ideals during that time, and its portrayal reflects […]

Join Us for 87th East Poultney Day – “Lakes, Mountains and Summer”

The Poultney Historical Society is planning a special 87th East Poultney Day for Saturday, August 12 from 9-3pm. This year’s theme is “Lakes, Mountains, and Summer” and focuses on beautiful Lake St. Catherine. The day’s events include performances by Vermont singer/songwriter Breanna Elaine and the always-popular Hermit Hollow String Band. The Lake Saint Catherine Association […]