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!

Green Mountain College Academic Mace Donated to Poultney Historical Society!

The Poultney Historical Society was honored to receive the Green Mountain College Ceremonial Academic Mace, designed and created by the late Walter S. Reuling, a former board members the college.

East Poultney Day 2020 is cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on large gatherings and activities, the Poultney Historical Society will be cancelling its in-person East Poultney Day event, which was planned to take place on Saturday, August 8th, 2020. We are very sorry to our vendors, patrons, and visitors to this event.  If you were going to be a […]

Poultney Historical Society will miss Gladys Seamans

With a heavy heart, Poultney Historical Society mourns the loss of Gladys A. Seamans, lifetime resident of East Poultney and a long-time member of the Historical Society who passed away this past weekend.

East Poultney Day 2020 Speaker Announced

We are very excited to announce our keynote speaker, Carrie Brown will be presenting…