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Vendors Wanted: East Poultney Day – August 10th

The Poultney Historical Society is planning its 89th Annual East Poultney Day celebration for Saturday, August 10th, 2024 from 9am to 3pm. This year’s theme will be “Made in Poultney” … This will include melodeons, toy pianos, Manhattan shirts, women’s dresses, equipment for creameries, slate working tools, stoves, steamboats for the lake, and African carts. […]

Join Us for “Endangered Alphabets” Lecture with Tim Brookes

The Poultney Historical Society is excited to host a lecture by Tim Brookes entitled “Endangered Alphabets, Cultural Erosion, and the Future of the Written Word” on Saturday, April 13 at 1pm at the Poultney Public Library. What does the age of digital convergence, Facebook, and globalization mean for the future of the written word? Tim Brookes offers remarkable and thought-provoking perspective on […]

Join Us for 87th East Poultney Day – “Lakes, Mountains and Summer”

The Poultney Historical Society is planning a special 87th East Poultney Day for Saturday, August 12 from 9-3pm. This year’s theme is “Lakes, Mountains, and Summer” and focuses on beautiful Lake St. Catherine. The day’s events include performances by Vermont singer/songwriter Breanna Elaine and the always-popular Hermit Hollow String Band. The Lake Saint Catherine Association […]

New 2023 Calendar now for sale!

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.

“The Things Our Fathers Saw”

Slideshow at the Annual Meeting of the Poultney Historical Society September 25 at the East Poultney Schoolhouse / Join the Poultney Historical Society at our Annual Meeting in the East Poultney Schoolhouse on Sunday, September 25th at 2:00 pm to celebrate an afternoon of history!  The event will feature the presentation “The Things Our Fathers Saw” by local educator and historian Matthew Rozell.  The program is free and open […]

Neither Rain, Nor Snow, Nor Heat Can Halt East Poultney Day

Wild weather, like the Blizzard of 1888, is nothing new in Poultney. The theme for this year’s East Poultney Day is Extreme Weather. Join Us For the 87th Annual East Poultney Day on Saturday, August 13 The historic East Poultney green will be the setting for The Poultney Historical Society’s yearly fundraiser, the 87th Annual East […]