Students Ready to Head to National History Day!
Fourty-four students from Vermont are getting ready to head to Washington, DC for the National History Day Contest on June 11-15. The students, grade 6 through 12, come from schools all over Vermont and earned the right to compete on the national stage with their superior entries at Vermont History Day, held April 8 in Montpelier. Good luck to all the students and have a great trip!
Get Your Tickets for the Roaring Twenties Party!
It's almost time for our biggest party yet! Get your tickets now for the Roaring Twenties Party on Friday, May 12 to enjoy special liquor tastings, great 1920s themed food, dancing lessons & demonstrations, and special prizes. Full details here.
Museum Grand Reopening!
Join us for the Grand Reopening of the Vermont History Museum on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Free Admission to explore and celebrate the renovated museum and the new National Life Gallery featuring the impressive Paul Sample mural, Salute to Vermont.
Once in the exhibit, visitors will experience updated and refreshed content that integrates new scholarship, as well as including important history from the last thirty years. In the center of the exhibit is the new Local History Spotlight Gallery, which will showcase rotating exhibits created by some of Vermont’s over 190 local historical societies and museums. You’ll also find technology upgrades and a new, interactive “comment wall” that encourages visitors to connect themselves to Vermont’s story.
Family Movie Night, April 19
Join us for a FREE! Family Movie Night, Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30pm at the History Center in Barre. We will be showing the original movie version of Pete’s Dragon (1977). More here.