Dellwood Stories Come Alive July 6

In their 1960 history of Manchester, Otis and Bigelow wrote that Dellwood is “one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the state.” It is also filled with interesting people whose lives form the fabric of the town’s history. On Thursday, July 6, at 6 pm, the ManchesterHistorical Society and Dellwood Cemetery...

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DEPOT DAY on June 24: Learn about one of Manchester’s Historic Districts!

Eat pancakes and learn about Manchester! Join the Manchester Historical Society and members of Adoniram Lodge #42, Free & Accepted Masons on Spruce St. on Saturday, June 24 from 8:00–10:30 am for a Pancake Breakfast, Depot History Talk and Scavenger Hunt for kids through the Depot. $5 for adults and $3 for...

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Hometown Storytellers Celebrate Vermont

The Manchester Historical Society and Manchester Community Library proudly present “Hometown Storytellers,” featuring Dave Quesnel, Bob Treat, and Bill West, on Wednesday, May 17, at 6:30 pm in the Hunter Community Room at the Library. The three well-known locals are all Vermont authors who write about our beloved state with humor, nostalgia,...

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Historic House Tour

Point O’ View in Manchester Village open for exclusive house tours as a benefit event for the Manchester Historical Society. Limited to 15 people in each hour-long  accompanied tour at 1, 2 or 3 pm, tickets are available to purchase at $50 each by contacting info@manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org, calling (802) 549-4582 or...

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Walk the History of Main Street

Our annual walk this year will cover Main Street in downtown Manchester Center. Plan to meet at 6 pm in front of the Northshire Bookstore, originally the Colburn House.

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The Story of the Mount Equinox Hill Climb

Jim Donick, editor of Vintage Sports Car magazine, will share stories of the hill climb and its development, of the people who competed on the mountain, the challenges it offers to a driver, and the joy of being a part of an historic endeavor that dates to the early days...

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Hometown Storytellers Back by Popular Demand!

Manchester Community Library and Manchester Historical Society are bringing back the “Hometown Storytellers,” Dave Quesnel, Bob Stannard, and Terry Tyler, three well-known locals who write about our beloved state with humor, nostalgia, and wit.  

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History of Manchester Depot

The Manchester Historical Society will host a PowerPoint presentation and discussion on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Digital archivist Shawn Harrington and MHS board member Bill Badger will tell the story of the early settlement of the Depot area of Manchester, including the people,...

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