This Week in Poultney History

1939 – Carnival comes to Poultney

Carnival in Poultney July 17 1939 (P Herald)July 17th, 1939, The Poultney Herald: The King Reid Attractions Carnival came to Poultney in the summer of 1939 for one week - an ad in the local paper described the carnival as having "rides of every description, numerous shows and the like, and everything that goes to make up a real honest-to-goodness Carnival." To see the original article, click here!      

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…