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This Week in Poultney History

1918 – Global Outbreak of Spanish Influenza and Pneumonia Affect Poultney

october-18-1918October 18, 1918, The Poultney Journal - One hundred years ago, the Spanish Flu was widespread throughout the world, and the town of Poultney was no exception. To read an original article in the local paper covering the outbreak in Poultney at the time, click here.

PHS Annual Meeting this Sunday hosts William Hosley!

William Hosley will be the featured speaker at the Poultney Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 24 at 2pm in the United Baptist Church. His talk, “Reading Places: Art, Architecture & Gravestones in Early Vermont”, will demonstrate how art, architecture, and artifacts can help us to…

EAST POULTNEY DAY: What you are in for this weekend!

East Poultney Day is this weekend! The details of the event can be found…

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series was a Success MapleFest Weekend!

The Poultney Historical Society received a great turnout at The Meeting House for Poultney’s Maplefest celebration on Saturday, March 25th. At 1:00pm, Green Mountain College students presented…

“Poultney Remembers” Lecture Series continues on Sunday, March 12th at 2pm

“A Proper and Reputable Occupation: Young Vermont Women and Teaching in the 19th Century” will look at rural teaching in the years after the Civil War…