Annual Meeting on Sept. 23

All members of the Manchester Historical Society are encouraged to attend this year’s annual meeting on Wednesday, September 23, at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Board members and officers will report on MHS 2015 achievements and events, programs, acquisitions and finances.

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Members Summer Party August 12

Looking forward to our summer get together for members only. Lots of good food, a variety of cold drinks, and delightful people interested in history. And a chance to see the Manchester History Room where our collection now happily resides. Not a member yet? Become one today! All the information...

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Celebrating the History of Manchester’s Lions Club

Join us to celebrate the history of one of Manchester’s popular service clubs at the Manchester Community Library Wednesday, June 24. There will be a reception at 6:15 pm when guests can look at the historical artifacts on display. The program will begin at 7 pm with a look at...

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Dellwood Cemetery Walk on July 25

We are very much looking forward to our Dellwood Cemetery walk on July 25 at 11 am. Narrated by MHS board members Shawn Harrington and Judy Harwood, the walk will provide a chance to note local family connection and to trade anecdotes about people and places. Reservations are requested.

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Open House at MCL on June 13

On Saturday, June 13, the Manchester Community Library will be holding an Open House from 11 am – 4 pm. MHS will be on hand to welcome visitors to our collections room where we will have a number of items on display. Please join us and learn more about our...

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Hometown Storytellers Celebrate Vermont

The Manchester Community Library and the Manchester Historical Society invite you to attend “Hometown Storytellers,” featuring Dave Quesnel, Bob Stannard, and Terry Tyler, on Wednesday, June 3, at 7 pm in the Hunter Community Room at the Library. The three well-known locals are all Vermont authors who write about our...

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Judge Robert Mello Talks About the Founding of Vermont

The Manchester and Dorset Historical Societies welcome Robert Mello to speak about his latest book, Moses Robinson and the Founding of Vermont, on Wednesday, May 13, at 7 pm. At this free event, held at Manchester Community Library, Mello will tell the story of Moses Robinson, a man who led...

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History of the First Congregational Church Building on Wed. April 29

Please plan to join us for a look at the history of the iconic church building in Manchester Village with MHS Board member Shawn Harrington. This event is being hosted by the First Congregational Church from 7-8 pm. The talk will be followed by refreshments. Thanks to our 2015 Corporate Sponsors for...

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Join Us to Celebrate the Rockwell Print Donation Wed. Feb. 11 at Manchester Community Library

Join the Comar family for an evening of stories and reminiscing about Manchester’s beloved Quality Restaurant on Wed., Feb. 11 at 6 pm at the Manchester Community Library. Wendy Comar will present her print of the unpublished Norman Rockwell painting entitled “War News” to the Manchester Historical Society which will...

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History of the Mark Skinner and Manchester Community Libraries Jan. 21

On Wednesday, January 21 at 7 pm, Gail Rice, Judy Harwood and Shawn Harrington will give a talk on The History of the Mark Skinner Library and Its Transition to the Manchester Community Library. This Manchester Historical Society presentation will be at the Manchester Community Library and will feature early...

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