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This Week in Poultney History

1940 – Sunset on Lake Bomoseen

Poem of Sunset at Bomoseen July 25, 1940July 25th, 1940, The Poultney Journal: Major Frank W. Halliday captured the beauty of a sunset overlooking Lake Bomoseen in a poem and submitted it to The Poultney Journal. It seems as though the poem could have been written today. See original news clipping

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.

Poultney Remembers: What To Poultney is the Fourth of July?

As we celebrate and remember this Fourth of July, let us put aside our differences to honor our shared goals as a nation, “the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice.”

In Honor of Ed Lewis

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Edward Allan Lewis, a 7th-generation Vermonter and longtime Poultney Historical Society board trustee.