Shop the VHS Store!
VHS is a great place to do some holiday shopping! Find our full selection of great Vermont books and gifts at the Museum Store in Montpelier, grab a few titles from our Book Nook in Barre, or shop in your pajamas via our Online Store. To get started, check out some great selections on our current Book List.
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.