The Poultney Historical Society will host a lecture titled “Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film” on Saturday, September 23 at noon at the Poultney Public Library. Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. It has represented many different ideals during that time, and its portrayal reflects […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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William Hosley, a museum scholar, preservationist, and photographer, will speak on Sunday, September 12 at 2 PM at the East Poultney Schoolhouse. He will examine almost 200 years of library history, with a particular focus on New England and its many municipal and research libraries. “More than Books: Reflections on Libraries, Community and Historic Preservation” is a Vermont […]
While social critics complain about the contemporary urge to share every bit of our lives on social media, a simple scan of Poultney’s newspapers from the 1800s reveals this urge has been around for quite a while.
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.