Williamstown Historical Society
P.O. Box 338 - Route 14
Williamstown, Vermont 05679
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The Williamstown Historical Society is the only
organization devoted to preserving the history of the entire
We have a museum, of many
pictures and artifacts pertaining
to Williamstown's past, which is open primarily by appointment, May
through October, by calling Becky Watson at 433-5451.
We rely on your
support to continue our activities, which include:
- Cataloging and
archival preservation of items historically significant to Williamstown
- Public programs on
- Assistance to
- Consultation to
teachers, town groups and other historical societies
Support Your Historical
History Book Available
revised 2012 edition of the Williamstown
History book Williamstown,
My Own is now available
full update of the Historical Society's 1991 edition of the book with
new content including many new
illustrations including maps, photographs and drawings.
at locations around town.
Copies of the new
book are available at
Town Hall, The Ainsworth Library and several
We also have reprints for
sale of the 1877 F.W.Beers Atlas of Williamstown, size 11"x14", for $10
each, shipping included.
Become a member!
Benefactor: $100 or more
Your dues entitle you to participate in the direction of the historical
society's future. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of
each month, May through October. Download the membership form
Unless otherwise indicated, programs start at 7:30pm after a pot luck
supper/business meeting at 6pm.) Download a printable copy
May 6 - The Art of Snowshoe Making with Marie Boutin
10:30am Showing of Sen. Bill Doyle's DVD – come and reminisce at The Gardens!
June 3 - Civil War History with Philip Whitman of The Sullivan Museun at Norwich University. This is a 6:30 Dessert Potluck with program at
7pm at The Gardens
June 17 - Lunch fundraiser for the Historical Society at The Sullivan Museun at Norwich University. Noon tour of the museum followed by lunch. By Donation
June 21-22 - Vermont History Expo at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. The theme is Artists and Artisans.
(Saturday) - Open House as part of the
Williamstown Yard Sale Day. Members can set up in front of the museum.
July 27 (Sunday) - Ice cream social at the museum. Featuring a display of classic and antique cars.
August 9 - Historic Home Tour - 1-3pm destinations TBA Watch for additional details.
September 9 - "The History of Williamstown's Water Systems" wit Irene Walbridge
- Potluck dinner & meeting at 6:00pm - presentation at 7:30pm
October 14 - Annual Meeting & Northeast Fiddlers Concert - Potluck dinner at 6pm; meeting at 6:45pm; and presentation at 7:30pm.