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This Week in Poultney History

1940 – GMC Installs Electric Clock With Chimes For Late Professor

GMC Gets new electric clock with chimesMay, 1940, The Poultney Herald: Green Mountain College began installing an electric clock in front of its Ames building along with chimes and a "Big Ben note" on the hour. Click here to learn more about the story behind the clock.  

East Poultney Day 2020 is cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic and its affects on large gatherings and activities, the Poultney Historical Society will be cancelling its in-person East Poultney Day event, which was planned to take place on Saturday, August 8th, 2020. We are very sorry to our vendors, patrons, and visitors to this event.  If you were going to be a […]

Poultney Historical Society will miss Gladys Seamans

With a heavy heart, Poultney Historical Society mourns the loss of Gladys A. Seamans, lifetime resident of East Poultney and a long-time member of the Historical Society who passed away this past weekend.

East Poultney Day 2020 Speaker Announced

We are very excited to announce our keynote speaker, Carrie Brown will be presenting…

Purchase the new “Poultney Remembers” 2020 Calendar today!

The calendar is made up of pictures from the Poultney Historical Society Collections and features photographs of…