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BAMS Students Study History with New Old Media

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September Gallery Walk

Come join us on Friday, September 5 from 2-8PM at the History Center on Main Street. Volunteers will be ready to answer your questions and talk Brattleboro history with you. Some of our exhibits include 2 Doug Cox Train Station dioramas, a visual history of Island Park, Brattleboro baseball team memorabilia and an elaborate dollhouse […]

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February 7 Gallery Walk

Free admission: Open 4-8 for Gallery Walk.  Our toy display continues with a truck and a train specially crafted from wood and  handmade dolls as well as an amazing Estey employee-built furnished dollhouse. Glimpse at Rudyard Kipling through Mary Cabot’s personal journal entries (“Annals of Brattleboro, 1681-1895” author); peruse her amazing photo albums. Play a […]

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December Gallery Walk – Toys

Free admission: Open 4-8 for Gallery Walk.  Our new display for the holidays is TOYS. See a truck and a train specially crafted from wood, and enjoy handmade dolls and much more. Glimpse Rudyard Kipling through Mary Cabot’s journal entries (“Annals of Brattleboro, 1681-1895” author); peruse her photo albums. Play a locally made Estey Field […]

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Richard Michelman to speak at Brattleboro History Center

Our Annual Meeting and Presentation will be held November 17, 2013 at 2pm, at the Brattleboro History Center, 196 Main Street, Brattleboro. It is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. “Growing Up in Brattleboro” Richard Michelman is a Brattleboro native and the last surviving co-author of Before Our Time. Michelman, raised […]

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October Gallery Walk

Visit the Brattleboro Historical Society in two locations for Gallery Walk  (we are #35) on Friday, October 4, 2014. We are staffing our Research Room located on the third floor (enter back door, handicapped accessible) of the Municipal Center at 230 Main Street. Here we store our 10,000+ photographs, 100s of files relating Brattleboro’s rich […]

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Brattleboro Historical Society Has New Website

The Brattleboro Historical Society has a new website designed to make it easy for volunteers to update, edit and add new information. The new site has the same web address: brattleborohistoricalsociety.org New features include a section devoted to the new Brattleboro History Center on Main Street, blog features for adding news updates like this one, better […]

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Brattleboro History Center Sneak Preview

The Brattleboro Historical Society will unveil its new downtown History Center with a preview opening featuring special hours during June’s first-Friday Gallery Walk and Strolling of the Heifers weekend. The new center on the first floor of the Masonic building at 196 Main St. (with a separate south-side entrance and rear-door wheelchair ramp) will feature […]

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