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This Week in Poultney History

1931 – “Such Is Life”

Such Is Life Sept 18 1931Sept 18, 1931, The Poultney Journal:  "Such Is Life" - a common cartoon published in the local newspaper - had this fun submission some 80 years ago at the end of summer. See original news clipping of cartoon.    

“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.

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.”