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This Week in Poultney History

1929 – Local Storekeeper Thwarts Attempted Hold-Up

July 5th, 1929, The Poultney Journal: The owner of a fruit and candy store in Poultney had to think quickly when 8 visitors to the Town stopped in after mid-night with a "malicious purpose" - the storekeeper sensed trouble and went to get his rifle. To find out what happened and to read the original article, click here!

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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.