HSWC News & Events

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 […]


Newfane Heritage Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 8 – 9 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 30 Welcome Center Coffee Break Fundraiser Please help our annual fundraiser for the Historical Society’s Museums by donating baked items for the Guilford Welcome Center Coffee Break. Email the Historical Society for details: info@historicalsocietyofwindhamcounty.org


Annual Meeting–Storytelling Program

Friday, August 26 — 5:30PM HSWC Annual Meeting, Storytelling Program and refreshments NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30, Newfane 5:30: Annual Meeting: Historical Society of Windham County 6:00 : Story-telling: Roger and Ron Allbee will share the stage and share “Twin Tales”— their stories as twin brothers growing up on the family farm in Brookline. Refreshments […]


The Annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction returns!

Sunday, May 29th – Doors open at 4:00 NewBrook Fire Station, Rte. 30, Newfane. The Sixth Annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction will be held on Sunday, May 29th at the NewBrook Fire Station (Route 30 in Newfane, VT).  Note:  Seating will be held under the cover of the garage, with all doors open.  The […]


Friday, August 28 – HSWC Annual Meeting

Due to COVID-19, this year’s meeting will not feature the traditional pot-luck and the story telling program as we had originally planned. However, an August annual meeting is a requirement of the Historical Society’s Bylaws, and will take place for the election of officers and the approval of the Society’s annual budget. The Meeting will […]


NOTE:  Any changes to the Museum’s scheduled events and opening hours due to COVID-19 restrictions will be updated on this website.  Check back here regularly for the most up-to-date information.  


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