Events

The farm off Route 106 in South Woodstock used to be owned by the town, which used it as a poor farm.

The farm off Route 106 in South Woodstock used to be owned by the town, which used it as a poor farm.

Vermont’s Poor Houses.
Presented by Stephen Taylor.
Wednesday, November 8,  7 p.m.

Greater Hartford United Church of Christ. 1721 Maple Street, Hartford Village. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible.

 


Recent Events Featuring Our Booth

SEPTEMBER 10-11, “GLORY DAYS FESTIVAL”

JULY 23, THERON BOYD HOUSE TOURS

JUNE  25, HARTFORD ALUMNI DAY

JUNE 18-19, VERMONT HISTORY EXPO at the Tunbridge Fairground


Past Events from the Hartford Historical Society

August 19, 2017, Ice Cream Social and Lawn Games at the Hartford Historical Society and the Hartford Library

August 12, 2017, Abenaki and Indigenous Peoples Honoring Day

June 14, 2017, Vermont Historical Folk Songs. With Dick McCormack.

APR 12, 2017, “From Straw to Gold,” Presented by Susan Cain.

DEC 10, 2016, “An Old Fashioned Hartford Village Christmas”

NOV 5, 2016, “Growing Up in Wilder,” Presented by Roy Black.

SEP 14, 2016, “Arming America,” Presented by Carrie Brown, Ph.D.

JUNE 8, 2016, “History of West Hartford,” Presented by Cameron Clifford

APRIL 13, 2016, “Remembering Ralph Lehmann,” Presented by John Clerkin

DEC 12, 2015, “An Old Fashioned Christmas” in partnership with the Library, the Greater Hartford United Church of Christ and the House of Seven Gables.

NOV 11, 2015, “A History of the JERICHO DISTRICT” Presented by Leo Zacharski

SEPT 20, 2015, Special Open House, “Removing the Rugs from the Barn Loom”

SEPT 9, 2015, “The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart”Presented by Adam Boyce   Vermont Humanities Council

AUGUST, “ABENAKI and Indigenous Peoples Honoring Day” (Historically an Abenaki trading center and river port beside Hartford Town Hall in White River Junction)

JUNE, “Looking Back at the Civil War From the Comfort of Our Times” by Ralph Epiphany

April 8, A Round Table discussion on “Growing Up in Hartford Village in the 50’s & 60’s”

March 21, “Way Down East”  A 1920 silent classic film starring Lillian Gish


GARIPAY SPECIAL EXHIBIT, “THEN AND NOW”

Some of our most recent archival finds as well as recently acquired treasures.

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