Vermont Historical Society


Photo courtesy VHS

Maybe you can help solve a Vermont mystery? Experts have been unable to identify this antique photograph. more

Nov 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — The origin of Vermont’s modern Christmas tradition actually begin around the beginning of the Civil War-era, according to librarian Marjorie Strong of the Vermont Historical Society. more

Dec 4, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Cerf community awards VGS Boys & Girls Club.jpg

Photo courtesy Boys & Girls Club

MIDDLEBURY — When German-born philosopher and art collector Walter Cerf arrived on the campus of Princeton University in 1938, he was fleeing Nazis persecution in his homeland. more

Nov 10, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Charles Fish wheelCrop.jpg

Photos courtesy of Vermont Historical Society

Author and photographer Charles Fish grew up just one mile from a fairground in Vermont, so it’s easy to see why he’s had a lifelong fascination—and passion—for the rural ways of the Green Mountain State’s fair and farm field days circuit. more

Aug 26, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

TUNBRIDGE – The Vermont Historical Society returns to the Tunbridge World’s Fairgrounds with the 2016 Vermont History Exposition on June 18 and 19. more

May 20, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY – You have to hand it to the people of Vermont. Few residents of the other New England states celebrate and relive their history in quite the creative, hands-on way Vermonters do. more

Apr 29, 2016 8:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


Michael Rhode

For a tiny state, Vermont has a long history of larger-than-life personalities — from artists to rabble rousers, the fourteenth state has produced dozens of authors, two U.S. presidents, various entertainers, and patriotic heroes — among many others. more

Apr 12, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine

MIDDLEBURY — Mainstream church-going folks of the 19th and early 20th centuries frowned upon the activities of spiritualists. more

Mar 31, 2016 10:30 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER – The Vermont Historical Society has hired Ramsey Blair as guest services coordinator. more

Mar 27, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Place or View More Events