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This Week in Poultney History

1940 – Sunset on Lake Bomoseen

Poem of Sunset at Bomoseen July 25, 1940July 25th, 1940, The Poultney Journal: Major Frank W. Halliday captured the beauty of a sunset overlooking Lake Bomoseen in a poem and submitted it to The Poultney Journal. It seems as though the same poem could be written to this day.See original news clipping

Announcing this year’s East Poultney Day Theme and Keynote Speaker!

The Poultney Historical Society is excited to announce the new theme for this year’s East Poultney Day celebration, “M

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series was a Success MapleFest Weekend!

The Poultney Historical Society received a great turnout at The Meeting House for Poultney’s Maplefest celebration on Saturday, March 25th. At 1:00pm, Green Mountain College students presented…

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series continues on Sunday, March 12th at 2pm

“A Proper and Reputable Occupation: Young Vermont Women and Teaching in the 19th Century” will look at rural teaching in the years after the Civil War…

Slate Sentinel project complete with installation of two stones

Poultney has completed a project that recognizes the importance of Vermont slate to the generations of families who have…