Mailing Address

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


  • (802) 296-3132  Wed-Fri 9am-1:oopm



Officers and Directors

  • Susanne Abetti, President
  • Daniel George, Vice President
  • Mary Nadeau, Chair
  • Martha Knapp, Museum Director
  • Denise McCabe, Treasurer
  • Peggy McDerment, Asst. Treasurer
  • Roy Black
  • Brett Mayfield
  • Gaylord Newcity
  • Lorna Ricard
  • Pat Stark
  • Judy Barwood


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, Wednesday-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.