SAVE THE DATE! For the Historical Society of Windham County’s 4th annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction. The 4th Annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction fund raiser will be held on Sunday, March 25 at the NewBrook Fire Station (Route 30 in Newfane, VT). Doors open at 4:00PM with a suggested donation of $5 – […]
Our grand opening of the West River Railroad Museum was a great success. Here’s a video slideshow from the event.
Saturday, October 14 — 12:00PM Grand opening of the West River Railroad Museum Newfane Railroad Station, Cemetery Hill Road, Newfane The Historical Society of Windham County is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the West River Railroad Museum on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The day will begin with a ribbon cutting at Noon, followed […]
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 residents tell stories of days gone by: Alan and Everett Bills of Wardsboro, Bill Toomey […]
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 on Saturday, August 19th from 9:00 to 4:00. Held on the Historic Newfane Common (Route 30, Newfane), the Fair is a festival of vintage exhibits, […]
Wednesday, June 21 — 7:00PM Union Hall, Newfane Village Many of us have enjoyed the old photographs from the Porter Thayer collection over the years, but this will be the first time many of these photographs will be viewed in modern times. Bill Thayer has loaned the photo committee of the Wardsboro History Group hundreds […]
Sunday, March 26, 2017 — Doors open at 4:00PM Third Annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction Location: NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30, Newfane You won’t have to ride the West River Railroad’s “36 Miles of Trouble” to enjoy a variety of soups from Brattleboro to South Londonderry. Ten restaurants from the station stops along the old […]
Location: The Brattleboro History Center, Main Street, Brattleboro. In 2015, underwater explorer and shipwreck diver Annette Spaulding rediscovered one of two petroglyphs that have been submerged in the Connecticut River ever since the creation of the Vernon Dam over 100 years ago. Spaulding is the first to locate the petroglyphs which were first observed […]
Location: Guilford Welcome Center Please help our annual fund raiser for the Historical Society’s County Museum by donating baked items for the Welcome Center Coffee Break. Call the Historical Society (365-4148) for details.
All are welcome to an evening of great food and great stories. Location: 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 Program of Story-telling. Four residents of Windham County will share their stories of “days gone by” […]