Bromley Mountain Through the Years

Join the Manchester Historical Society on Friday April 19 at 7 pm in the Hunter Room at the Manchester Community Library for an evening of reminiscences on Bromley Mountain’s history.  From humble beginnings of a rope tow at the Equinox golf course in the 1930s to the slopes of Mount Aeolus in...

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Cribbage Tournament *RESCHEDULED for March 29th

To register in advance, contact Courtney Callo at mamacallo66@gmail.com or call or text (802) 375-3204. Limited to the first 32 participants. Walk-ins welcome if space permits.

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Skiing History Day at Bromley

Bromley Mountain celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and MHS Curator Shawn Harrington and board member Bill Badger will be giving a talk on the history of Manchester’s neighboring ski area. All are welcome and there will be time for questions after the presentation. For more information about the day’s...

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Manchester Village Walk on Wednesday, October 17

Original date was Thursday, October 11th, but the walk has been postponed until Wednesday, October 17th due to the wet weather. All are invited to join us for a walking tour of Main Street in Manchester Village on Wednesday, October 17, at 5 pm. MHS curator Shawn Harrington and board...

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Restored Dillmann Mural To Be Unveiled

            A large mural painted by Fritz Dillmann in 1951 was rescued from destruction by local contractor Brent Herrmann several years ago when he was demolishing the old Abbot and Staples gas station building on Main Street. Herrmann kindly stored it for Manchester Historical Society...

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Manchester Street Fest July 20

Come by and see us on Main Street on Friday, July 20, from 6 – 9 pm. Enjoy music, great food, and interesting displays by local organizations. We’ll have some interesting photographs and objects from the collection for you to see.

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Lucioni in Manchester: An Artist’s Life, July 28 – September 9

The Manchester Historical Society, in collaboration with the Southern Vermont Arts Center, is presenting an exhibit on the life and art of American artist Luigi Lucioni this summer. Lucioni in Manchester: An Artist’s Life opens July 28 and runs through September 9 in Gallery I at SVAC in Manchester. The...

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Vermont Historical Society: Traveling Treasures, Thursday, July 12

Come hear Vermont Historical Society Executive Director Steve Perkins describe historical events through a selection of VHS treasures. Our curator Shawn Harrington will bring out a few of our own treasures as well. Manchester Community Library from 7-8 pm. The program is free and open to the public.

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Annual Neighborhood Walk, Thursday, July 5

You won’t want to miss this year’s trip down Memory Lane. Board member Mike Powers, who grew up in the neighborhood, will be sharing stories about the houses and the people who lived on Bonnet Street (Route 30), the road going west from the Northshire Bookstore roundabout. The walk takes...

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