With the groundbreaking for Slate Quarry Park taking place earlier this week, we were reminded of some other important groundbreakings in our town’s history.
We all understand how divided the parties have become in this country, but here in Poultney, that divide goes back to some of our earliest settlers.
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
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.
Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter and learn what has been happening at the Poultney Historical Society this year!
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.
If you missed our annual meeting Sunday 9/20, you can now watch the full lecture for free!
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.
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.
In celebration of our annual East Poultney Day, this year the Poultney Historical Society will host a free online lecture to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote.Esteemed historian Carrie Brown will present an illustrated talk on August 8th at 11am entitled, “Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War.” She will uncover the human […]