HSWC News & Events

8th Annual Soup Fest & Silent Auction

Sunday, March 24th at 4:00PM NewBrook Fire Station, Rte. 30, Newfane The 8th Annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction fund raiser will be held on Sunday, March 24th at the NewBrook Fire Station (Route 30 in Newfane, VT). It will be a great way to shake off the winter blues, support the Historical Society’s Museums, […]

The JFK Assassination – What They Told Me

Sunday, November 5 — 2:00PM The JFK Assassination — What They Told Me. A Talk with William Holiday Dutton Gymnasium, Route 30, Townshend In advance of the publication of his book on the JFK Assassination, William (Bill) Holiday will share what he has learned from eyewitnesses to various aspects of the assassination. “It’s a complicated […]

Newfane Heritage Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 7 – 8 Newfane Heritage Festival Newfane Common Visit our booth at the Newfane Heritage Festival! Photographs, old books, greeting cards on sale, bargain table and much more.

Welcome Center Fundraiser

Friday, September 22 Welcome Center Coffee Break Fundraiser Please help our annual fundraiser to support the Historical Society’s Museums by donating baked items for the Guilford Welcome Center Coffee Break. The Coffee Break is one of our key fundraising events for the year. Please contact Lee Petty (802-380-7409) for details.

Annual Meeting, Pot-Luck and Storytelling Program

Friday, August 25 — 5:30PM HSWC Annual Meeting, Pot-Luck and Storytelling Program NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30, Newfane 5:30: Annual Meeting: Historical Society of Windham County 6:00 : Pot-Luck — Bring a dish to share. Drinks provided. 6:45: Open Mic!  Come share your stories and recollections about the Windham County Jail with your neighbors and […]

Vermont Samplers Identification

Friday, July 14 Vermont Samplers ID County Museum, Newfane 10:00 – 12:00 Training for volunteers for the two Vermont Samplers ID days. Contact samplervt@gmail.com for information about volunteering.) 1:00 – 4:00 This time is by appointment only and is reserved for individuals and organizations with three or more samplers to be identified, documented and photographed. […]

Stories in Stitches

Thursday, July 13 — 7:00PM Stories in Stitches Union Hall, Newfane Needlework samplers are pieces of fabric that are used to showcase embroidery stitches, patterns, and techniques, often as a way for women to learn and practice their skills. Michele Pagan and Ellen Thompson of the Vermont Sampler Initiative will share the long history behind […]

Take a Ride on the West River Railroad!

Saturday, October 22 Tour of the old West River Railroad Take a ride on the West River Railroad! Actually, along the route of the West River Railroad! Glenn Annis will lead this tour of the West River Railroad’s 36-mile route from Brattleboro to South Londonderry, sharing the Railroads history, while seeing first-hand the vestiges of […]

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