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This Week in Poultney History

1941 – Food Stamp Plan for a Strong Nation

January 30th, 1941, The Poultney Herald - A Federal program, "designed to increase farm income and to improve health standards," was implemented in Poultney, as well as Fair Haven and West Rutland in the early 1940s. To learn more about the program and to see the original article in the local paper, click here.

New 2022 Calendar now for sale!

The all new “Poultney Remembers” 2022 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.

“More Than Books” Presentation on 9/12

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 […]

Poultney Remembers: The Urge to Share

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.

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.