Now Streaming- 'Before Your Time' Podcast
VHS is excited to have teamed up with the Vermont Humanities Council and VT Digger for a new monthly podcast. In every episode of "Before Your Time" we go inside the collections at VHS to look at an object that tells us something unique about our state. Then, we take a closer look at the people, the events, or the ideas that surround each artifact. The podcast is available through streaming services, as well as at beforeyourtime.org.
Special Hours at the History Center Nov. 11
The History Center in Barre will be open special hours on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:00am-4:00pm. A great chance to see our "Freaks, Radicals, and Hippies" exhibit before it closes on December 29.
179th VHS Annual Meeting is Sept. 9
Join us for the 179th Annual Meeting of the Historical Society on Saturday, September 9 at the Vermot History Museum in Montpelier. The Business Meeting will be followed by a keynote presentation by art historian Paul Worman on the important Montpelier artist Thomas Waterman Wood. More details here.
Special Raffle for VHS Members!
VHS Members who visit with VHS at one of our upcoming trivia events, or fair & festival appearances can fill out a raffle ticket to be entered to win great prizes! We'll be collecting tickets all summer- the more events you attend, the more times you are entered to win. Grand prize is a one-night stay at the Kingsley Grist Mill B&B in Clarendon, VT. Thank you to all our members for your support.
Visit VHS in Burlington & Barre July 29
Visit the VHS booth at the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival in Burlington on July 27-30. Test your knowledge of Vermont trivia, learn more about the Historical Society, and meet staff members at this four-day celebration. You can also visit the History Center in Barre on Saturday, July 29 as part of the Barre Heritage Festival. We'll have historic games, a book sale, and have the exhibits & library open. Click here for details on hours.