HSWC News & Events

Saturday, October 24, 7:00 to 10:00 PM

Put on Your Dancing Shoes!  Alan Bills and Friends Square Dance Benefit.  Dover Town Hall, Dover Common.   Put on your dancing shoes and help restore the Newfane Railroad Station!  Alan Bills and his friends will play and call the music, the Historical Society will provide light refreshments.  The $5.00 donation for admission will help […]


Saturday, August 22, Windham County History Fair!

Saturday, August 22, 9:00 to 4:00 Fifth Biennial Windham County History Fair Historic Newfane Common Route 30, Newfane Step back in time at the Fifth Biennial Windham County History Fair on Saturday, August 22nd from 9:00 to 4:00. Held on the Historic Newfane Common (Route 30, Newfane), the Fair is a festival of vintage exhibits, […]


Thursday, June 18, The View from Table Rock

Date: Thursday, June 18, Time: 7:00 p.m. The View from Table Rock – a film and presentation.  Place:  Williamsville Hall in Williamsville. Co-sponsored by the Historical Society of Windham County and the Williamsville Hall Committee. Guided by two antique Bird’s Eye View lithographs depicting Bellows Falls in the 1800s, videographer Lyle Sorensen explores the past and […]


Thursday, April 23: Remembering: Days Gone By Through the Lens of Porter Thayer

Date: Thursday, April 23.  Time: 7:00p.m.  Place: Williamsville Hall, Williamsville. “Remembering: Days Gone By Through the Lens of Porter Thayer” Photographs and oral histories are windows into the past before motion pictures. Newfane resident, orchardist, and photographer Porter Thayer captured local life in Windham County one hundred years ago, and his collection has been well preserved. […]