HSWC News & Events

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.  

Trunkside Tales with Ted Lawrence

Due to COVID-19, the Trunkside Tales program scheduled for Sunday, June 14th, will be rescheduled at later date. West River Railroad Museum, Cemetery Hill Road, Newfane Ted Lawrence is a gifted storyteller and veteran of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Enjoy witnessing his transformation from Everyday Joe into a genuine bigger-than-life Ringling […]

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sunday, March 29th Annual Soup Fest & Silent Auction Postponed   In light of the COVID-19 concerns and in the interest of public health, The Historical Society’s Soup Fest and Silent Auction scheduled for Sunday, March 29th is cancelled.  At this time, it is the hope of the Board of Directors to reschedule the Silent […]