Mailing Address

  • Hartford Historical Society, P. O. Box 547, Hartford, VT  05047-0547


  • (802) 296-3132  Thursday & Friday 9am-1:oopm



Officers and Directors

  • Martha Knapp, President
  • Susanne Abetti, Vice President
  • Pat Stark, Chair
  • Martha Knapp, Museum Director
  • Peggy McDerment, Assistant Treasurer
  • Mary Nadeau, Recording Secretary
  • Gaylord Newcity
  • Judy Barwood
  • Robin Adair Logan
  • Gwen Tuson
  • Pauline Bartlette
  • Roy Black


The Garipay House, located at 1461 Maple Street in Hartford Village, is the home of the Hartford Historical Society.  The house contains both the archives  and museum of the society. This historic home was bequeathed to the Hartford Historical Society in 1994 by the late Loretta Michota Garipay. The building had been the Garipay family home for many years.

The museum is open to the public, free of charge, Thursday and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm, also on the first Tuesday of each month (May to September) from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and the second Sunday of each month (May to September) from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  Other hours are available by appointment.