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This Week in Poultney History

1928 – Green Mountain Singers

August 17th, 1928, The Poultney Journal - The Green Mountain Singers hosted a summer concert at the Opera House in Poultney some 90 years ago. The local paper proudly announced, "Poultney has reason to feel proud of this organization, which is making a name for itself and which is representative of the best there is in chorus work." To read the original article, click here!

East Poultney Day 2020 Webinar – Recording

Tune in live as esteemed historian Carrie Brown presents an illustrated talk entitled, “Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War.” She will uncover the human story behind historic events and explore the interplay between technology and culture.

East Poultney Day Webinar this Saturday, August 8th at 11 AM!

In celebration of our annual East Poultney Day, this year the Poultney Historical Society will host a free online lecture to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote.Esteemed historian Carrie Brown will present an illustrated talk on August 8th at 11am entitled, “Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War.” She will uncover the human […]

Green Mountain College Academic Mace Donated to Poultney Historical Society!

The Poultney Historical Society was honored to receive the Green Mountain College Ceremonial Academic Mace, designed and created by the late Walter S. Reuling, a former board members the college.

East Poultney Day 2020 is cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects 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 […]