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October 2013

Vermont Archives Month

October 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013

Secretary of State Announces October as Vermont Archives Month Secretary of State Jim Condos has declared October as Vermont Archives Month. In celebration, the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division of the Secretary of State’s Office, is hosting a series of programs. “From the great books of land records in VT’s town offices, to the neighbor down the street who took those digital photos during Tropical Storm Irene, to the historical records collections in the local historical…

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Kipling in America

October 7, 2013 - October 8, 2013

Marlboro College and Kipling Society to Co-Host Symposium “Kipling in America” to be held October 7 and 8   MARLBORO, VT  For the first time in its history, the London-based Kipling Society will hold a symposium in the United States, titled “Kipling in America, 1892-1896,” on October 7 and 8. The two-day event will be hosted at Marlboro College’s Ragle Hall and at Naulakha in Dummerston, Vermont, where Rudyard Kipling and his wife once planned to make their lifelong home.…

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June 2014

Vermont History Expo 2014

June 21, 2014 @ 10:00 am - June 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Tunbridge Fairgrounds, 1 Fairground Ln
Tunbridge, VT 05077 United States
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Plan ahead to visit the Vermont History Expo 2014 in Tunbridge Vermont, June 21 & 22, 2014. Sponsored by the Vermont Historical Society.

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December 2014

December Gallery Walk

December 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brattleboro History Center, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The History Center is open each Gallery Walk from 5-8 p.m.

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March 2015

American Denial Screening

March 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro History Center, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Vermont Public Television and the Brattleboro Historical Society will present a screening of the VT-PBS film American Denial at the Brattleboro Historical Society’s History Center (next to the Baptist Church Homeless Shelter) on Main Street in Brattleboro, Vermont. 11 March 2015 6:00 PM The program will include parts of the film and a panel of local activists to respond and discuss the film with the audience. Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth in Birmingham, Alabama (photo by Bill Holiday) Panelists include: Kelly…

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Brattleboro Branch of the American Assn of University Women presents a talk about Madame Sherri

March 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro History Center, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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In celebration of Women's History Month The Theatrical, Eccentric, Flamboyant Madame Sherri A talk by Eric Stanway Tues., March 17   7 p.m. Brattleboro Historical Society History Center at the Masonic Temple 196 Main St., Brattleboro Stanway is author of "Madame Sherri: The Special Edition," an expanded biography of the diva of the 20’s who scandalized the locals for years before succumbing to poverty and dying in a Brattleboro boarding house, leaving her castle in the woods of West Chesterfield, N.H.,…

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April 2015

The Brattleboro Historical Society and Vermont PBS will present a screening of the film ‘The Last Days in Vietnam’.

April 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Union High School Multipurpose Room, 131 Fairground Road
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Date & Time: Apr 2 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm April marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.  The screening will include a panel discussion.  The panel will include: Alan Carter of the United States Information Agency in Vietnam; Julia Forsythe a nurse in Vietnam at the end of the war; Dr. Arthur Westing, scientist who studied the impact of chemical agents on the people and environment in Vietnam. The event is free and open to…

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August 2015

August Gallery Walk Presentation

August 7, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brattleboro History Center, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Joe Rivers & Bill Holiday will present, A History of Main Street, on Friday from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the History Center on Main Street Brattleboro.

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October 2015

Gallery Walk feature: BHS Trustee, Bill Holiday screening, DEBT OF HONOR: DISABLED VETERANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY

October 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

November's Gallery Walk features BHS Trustee, Bill Holiday screening, DEBT OF HONOR: DISABLED VETERANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, a new documentary film by six-time Emmy Award-winning director Ric Burns. DEBT OF HONOR examines the way in which the American government and society as a whole have regarded disabled veterans throughout history, beginning in the aftermath of the Revolutionary War and continuing through today’s conflicts in the Middle East. The film combines personal stories, told by distinguished disabled veterans, with deep history…

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November 2015

Annual Public Meeting

November 15, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brattleboro History Center, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Historical Society celebrates the many ages and stages of downtown with a slide show at its annual meeting on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at its History Center on 196 Main St. Four years ago, newspapers statewide reported a seemingly insurmountable fire at the Brooks House. This fall, Vermont Life trumpets the building’s resurrection with a “Miracle on Main Street” cover story. The Historical Society program will illustrate how that Main Street change is just one of…

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