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 locally made Estey Field Organ. Read VT Phoenix weeklies from 1895.  Learn about Crosbys, Esteys, and Moodys. Inspect the Ft. Dummer replica;  Old signs, maps, prescriptions, gowns bottles and more.

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 Organ. Read VT Phoenix weeklies from 1895.  Learn about Crosbys, Esteys, and Moodys. Inspect the Ft. Dummer replica;  Old signs, maps, prescriptions, gowns.

Brattleboro Historical Society Has New Website

Steam locomotive crossing Railroad Bridge over the Whetstone Brook in BrattleboroThe 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 control and identification tools for images, and larger, clearer type for easier reading.

Volunteers will be able to curate slide show exhibits, and help tag unidentified images in the collection.

BHS worked with MuseArts, Inc. of Brattleboro, VT on the site revisions.