Manchester StreetFest Friday, September 15

Come by and see us on Main Street on Friday, September 15 from 6 – 9 pm. Enjoy the sounds of the Don’t Leave band, great food, and interesting booths. We will have Little Eli with us, our 19th-century fire engine that’s been restored. The event is free and open to the public....

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Historic House Tour: Lone Pine

James L. Taylor, the son of a wealthy Brooklyn industrialist and early golf enthusiast, purchased land on which he would build his summer residence in 1899, and in exchange for 50 shares of $50 par value stock, provided the 200 acres for the new Ekwanok Country Club golf course. The...

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Member Appreciation Day

MHS is a co-sponsor of the Concert on the Green with entertainment by So Far, the popular women’s a cappella group. We are inviting all our members join us for a fun summer celebration and member get-together. Bring some refreshments and find our tent. Concert time is 6-8 pm. The Factory Point...

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Manchester StreetFest

We were rained out in June but will be on hand with some great mugs for sale and free gifts as well as photos and the Ormsby Revolutionary War-era rifle.  

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The Films of Anna B. Harris 1949-1958

Join us for a presentation by Karan Sheldon, co-founder of Northeast Historic Film, on August 16, at 6pm in the event barn at the Inn at Manchester. Karan will show selections from the 37 reels of film taken by Anna B. Harris in Manchester between 1949 and 1958. The films...

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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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