The Vermont Historical Society engages both Vermonters and "Vermonters at heart" in the exploration of our state's rich heritage. Our purpose is to reach a broad audience through our outstanding collections, statewide outreach, and dynamic programming. We believe that an understanding of the past changes lives and builds better communities.
UPDATE: The Leahy Library is now open for research by appointment only.
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The Museum is now open. Please review our COVID-19 guidelines before visiting.
Temporary Summer Hours: Wednesday- Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Visitor guidelines and requirements are made in conjunction with mandates and recommendations from the State of Vermont and are subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.
Your support, in any form or amount, is integral to helping advance our mission.
You've identified basic names, dates, and maybe even some additional context about your family history. Now what? Our virtual genealogy conference can help you take the next steps in your research. This half-day conference features several programs focused on grounding your genealogical work in good overall history practices.