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This Week in Poultney History

1918 – Coal Shortage and Poultney’s Change of Schedule

 January 4th, 1918, The Poultney Journal: At the start of the new year, the United States government requested "the conservation of all power, labor and expense... Owing to a shortage of coal in the Connecticut River Valley," and this ended up affecting Poultney in particular. How? Click here to find out!

EAST POULTNEY DAY: What you are in for this weekend!

East Poultney Day is this weekend! The details of the event can be found…

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series was a Success MapleFest Weekend!

The Poultney Historical Society received a great turnout at The Meeting House for Poultney’s Maplefest celebration on Saturday, March 25th. At 1:00pm, Green Mountain College students presented…

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series continues on Sunday, March 12th at 2pm

“A Proper and Reputable Occupation: Young Vermont Women and Teaching in the 19th Century” will look at rural teaching in the years after the Civil War…

Slate Sentinel project complete with installation of two stones

Poultney has completed a project that recognizes the importance of Vermont slate to the generations of families who have…