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Poultney VT: Watch our story on DVD!

The new DVD “A Tour of Two Villages: Poultney Village” is now available for purchase! You can order through The Store on this website, at the Original Vermont Store on Main St., Poultney and at the East Poultney General Store, on the East Poultney green. Narrated by Willem Lange, Vermont Public Radio’s famous storyteller, this popular video […]

1849 – Melodeon Factory established in East Poultney

In the spring of 1849, the firm of Ross & West established a Melodeon Factory in East Poultney. Paul M. Ross and Elijah West chose for their new business a brick building formerly used as a blacksmith’s shop. At first they produced only the casework and bellows, having purchased the reed and keyboard actions from […]