Historic House Tour October 15

On Saturday, October 15 Elise and Rob Redmond are graciously opening their home, Point O’ View, in Manchester Village for exclusive house tours as a benefit event for the Manchester Historical Society. Built in 1900, in its original form the house was known as Breezy-Bank. Sold in 1920 to Bartlett...

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Manchester History Day

Stop by the Manchester Community Library on Sunday, September 25, from 1-4 pm to see a selection of interesting artifacts, documents, and photographs from Manchester’s past. On display will be Little Eli, 19th century pump engine that really was used to put out fires, Revolutionary War artifacts including our 18th...

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Annual Members Meeting on Sept. 28

All members of the Manchester Historical Society are encouraged to attend this year’s annual meeting on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Board members and officers will report on MHS 2016 achievements and events, programs, acquisitions and finances. Please visit www.manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org or the MHS Facebook page for more information, send...

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The Quality Restaurant Clock

Fran and Sandi Paquette of Westfield, MA who kindly donated the clock that hung in the Quality Restaurant for many years. Fran’s father Henry brought the family up to ski for a generation at Bromley, stopping off to eat at the Quality. When the restaurant was sold Henry asked Pete...

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History of the Mount Equinox Hill Climb July 6

The Manchester Historical Society and the Manchester Community Library are are jointly presenting a free, illustrated talk on the historic Mount Equinox Hill Climb with Jim Donick on Wednesday, July 6, at 7 pm in the Hunter Community Room at the library. Jim Donick has been competing on the mountain...

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Hometown Storytellers Return June 30

Manchester Community Library and Manchester Historical Society are bringing back the  “Hometown Storytellers,” Dave Quesnel, Bob Stannard, and Terry Tyler, on Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. in the Hunter Community Room at the Library. The three well-known locals are all Vermont authors who write about our beloved state with...

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