Discover the History of Windham County, Vermont

Newfane

Thank you for visiting the web site of the Historical Society of Windham County in Newfane, VT.

  • The museum is located on the main street (Route 30) in Newfane, one of the most beautiful villages in Vermont and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Visitors to the museum have been delighted by the quality of our collection.
  • We invite you to visit and explore our museum and see for yourself why it has been described as “…one of the most intriguing small collections in Vermont.”

The Museum will open for the season on Saturday, May 27, 2017. (Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend).  Meanwhile, please feel free to contact us by E-mail with any inquiries, or submit genealogy requests on the form provided.

Museum hours: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from Noon – 5:00 PM. (Also by appointment.)

Admission: Admission is always free to the Museum of The Historical Society of Windham County.

Latest News and Events

  • Grand Opening of the West River Railroad Museum

    Saturday, October 14 — 1:00PM Grand opening of the West River Railroad Museum Newfane Railroad Station, Cemetery Hill Road, Newfane Festivities begin at 1:00:  Ribbon cutting, tours of the Newfane Depot and Water Tank House, J. J. Green re-enactor, food …Read More »
  • HSWC 89th Annual Meeting, Pot-Luck, and Storytelling

    Friday, August 25 — 5:30PM HSWC Annual Meeting, Pot-Luck, and Storytelling NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30, Newfane 5:30  Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Windham County 6:00  Pot-Luck — Bring a dish to share.  Drinks provided. 7:00  Windham County …Read More »
  • Sixth Biennial Windham County History Fair

    Saturday, August 19 —  9:00 to 4:00 Sixth Biennial Windham County History Fair Historic Newfane Common Route 30, Newfane Step back in time at the sixth biennial Windham County History Fair.  Vintage exhibits of Vermont’s rich heritage by the County’s …Read More »

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Become a member of the Historical Society of Windham County to support local history. Your membership includes a subscription to our newsletter, free admission to our Summer Programs, and more. Join today.