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.
"Repeopling Vermont: The Paradox of Development in the 20th Century" by Paul Searls
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Hosted by the Manchester Community Library. Join fellow Northshire residents to learn about how the state has handled questions of development and progress in the past, and how we might use those lessons to discuss a path forward to the future.
In 1938, Sergeant-at-Arms Dwight Dwinell carved a statue of the Roman goddess of agriculture to adorn…
As the chill of November settles over Vermont, we warmly invite you to join us for an educational and engaging hands-on afternoon with Justin Squizzero from the Burroughs Garret in Newbury, Vermont. Justin creates handspun, naturally-dyed, hand-woven textiles using methods and equipment from the 18th and 19th century. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of natural dyeing using plants, minerals, and insects. Participants will take home samples of dyed textiles.
Explore the hunting traditions of people from different time periods and learn about the animals they hunted for food and furs.
The outlandish, untold story of the Irish American revolutionaries who tried to free Ireland by invading Canada