MHS Board Welcomes Two New Directors

We are delighted that Brian Marthage and Dave Quesnel have joined our Board of Directors. Brian is a practicing attorney in Bennington and has been fascinated by local and Vermont history for many years. A visible and vibrant community member, he has volunteered his services to several local nonprofits, including most...

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Elm Street Anecdotes on June 28

On Thursday, June 28, the Manchester Historical Society will host an evening focused on Manchester Depot. At 5:30 pm, anyone who is interested is invited to meet outside The Bank of Bennington. From there, the group will walk and be entertained by the stories of families who grew up on...

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Tales of Manchester Recorded

Manchester Memories, an event being held every other Tuesday at the Manchester Community Library at 1 pm, is being recorded by Jerry Skapof. You can view their talks by clicking on their names below. Terry Tyler Mike Nawrath Bill West Gail Rice Grub Bourn

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WE HAVE BEEN CHALLENGED!

Let us know you care about preserving Manchester’s history by helping us meet this challenge. All NEW annual fund gifts made before December 31 of $25 or more will be matched by one of our board members up to a total of $1,000. Double the power of your gift by...

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Our Thanks to All for Dellwood Stories Come Alive

On behalf of the board of the Manchester Historical Society and the Trustees of Dellwood Cemetery, I would like to thank everyone who participated in this evenings event! I cannot express how grateful we are to the Dorset Players for donating their time and talent researching and rehearsing in preparing...

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Depot Day

MHS celebrated Depot Day on June 24 with a pancake breakfast at the Masonic Lodge on Spruce Street,  a scavenger hunt for the kids, and a presentation on the history of the Depot area of Manchester by our curator Shawn Harrington and board member and railroad expert Bill Badger. Thanks...

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