The all new “Poultney Remembers” 2023 calendar is now for sale on the Poultney Historical Society website! Click here to take a peak at the calendar and make your order today.
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East Poultney Day 2021 – Innovation & Recovery!
Calling all East Poultney Day Vendors! The Poultney Historical Society is planning its 85th annual East Poultney Day celebration for Saturday, August 14th, 2021 from 9am to 3pm.
Free Walking & Driving Audio Tours now available!
Simply select the tour, click the tracks you would like to download, and allow your browser to download the files. Then listen, and enjoy learning about the history of Poultney! Main Street Walking Tour Poultney Driving Tour East Poultney Walking Tour
Saving Vermont’s oldest Jewish cemetery
A recent article in the Bennington Banner reports on a 10th generation Vermonter and Orthodox Jew who is discovering the history of Jewish settlers and communities in Vermont as he works to restore and preserve the Poultney Hebrew Cemetery in East Poultney.
PHS Newsletter – Fall 2020
Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter and learn what has been happening at the Poultney Historical Society this year!
The Spanish Flu of 1918
As Vermont continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, it is perhaps worth remembering the last time such an immense challenge presented itself to the residents of Poultney.
Watch “Of Wheelmen, The New Woman, and Good Roads” lecture!
If you missed our annual meeting Sunday 9/20, you can now watch the full lecture for free!
Annual Meeting this Saturday, September 20th!
The Poultney Historical Society will team up with Slate Valley Trails to host a free lecture and slideshow entitled “Of Wheelmen, The New Woman, and Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont, 1880-1920” on Sunday, September 20th at 2pm on the lawn in front of the East Poultney Schoolhouse.
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.