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This Week in Poultney History

1906 – “The Holy City” at the Poultney Opera House

March 30th, 1906, The Poultney Journal - The management of the Poultney Opera House took out a full page advertisment in the local paper over 110 years ago where he was so confident in the quality of the upcoming production, it was said that if anyone, "at the end of the first act is not satisfied with the investment, his or her money will be returned." Click here to see the original article with pictures!

PHS Newsletter – Winter 2019

Check out the newest edition of the Poultney Historical Society Newsletter!

Purchase the new 2019 “Poultney Remembers” Calendar

The Poultney Historical Society’s new “Poultney Remembers” 2019 Calendar is now available for purchase – Click here to view our new “Poultney Remembers” 2019 Calendar. The calendar is made up of pictures from the Poultney Historical Society Collections and features photographs of East Poultney, Poultney, historic buildings, and beautiful scenery of the surrounding area. Take a […]

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 […]