This Week in Poultney History

1919 – Oven Ad in Autumn

pj-sept-26-1919-1September 26th, 1919, The Poultney Journal: If you were planning to bake some fall and winter treats in Poultney one hundred years ago, the task was not as easy as it is today. To find out what was helpful for folks back then, click here!

Lecture: Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film

The Poultney Historical Society will host a lecture titled “Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film” on Saturday, September 23 at noon at the Poultney Public Library. Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. It has represented many different ideals during that time, and its portrayal reflects […]

Join Us for 87th East Poultney Day – “Lakes, Mountains and Summer”

The Poultney Historical Society is planning a special 87th East Poultney Day for Saturday, August 12 from 9-3pm. This year’s theme is “Lakes, Mountains, and Summer” and focuses on beautiful Lake St. Catherine. The day’s events include performances by Vermont singer/songwriter Breanna Elaine and the always-popular Hermit Hollow String Band. The Lake Saint Catherine Association […]

New 2023 Calendar now for sale!

The all new “Poultney Remembers” 2023 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.

“The Things Our Fathers Saw”

Slideshow at the Annual Meeting of the Poultney Historical Society September 25 at the East Poultney Schoolhouse / Join the Poultney Historical Society at our Annual Meeting in the East Poultney Schoolhouse on Sunday, September 25th at 2:00 pm to celebrate an afternoon of history!  The event will feature the presentation “The Things Our Fathers Saw” by local educator and historian Matthew Rozell.  The program is free and open […]