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Chittenden Historical Society: Finding Jesse

On Tuesday, October 11, at 7:00 pm, the Chittenden Historical Society is hosting speaker Jane Williamson for a Vermont Humanities Council program at the North Chittenden Grange Hall at 3 Lower Middle Road in North Chittenden. Her topic “Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont,” traces Jesse’s life from enslavement in North Carolina to …

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Chittenden Historical Society Program: Kip Clark, World War II POW from Chittenden

On May 10 at 7:00 PM at the Chittenden Grange Hall at 3 Lower Middle Road in North Chittenden, the Chittenden Historical Society will present a taped interview with Leland Clark by Marko Svoren about Lee’s father Kip Clark and his experiences as a Prisoner of War in Germany during World War II.Marko was the …

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Chittenden Historical Society Hosts Amateur Genealogist

Please join the Chittenden Historical Society on Tuesday, April 12, at 7:00 PM at the North Chittenden Grange Hall at 3 Lower Middle Road in Chittenden. Amateur genealogist Elaine Meyers will give the program. In retracing her family’s westward migration, Elaine discovers a surprise relationship. Elaine also gives the process leading to her discovery so …

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First Meeting

The Chittenden Historical Society will hold its first meeting of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8, at 7:00 PM at the Historical Society at 337 Holden Road in Chittenden. This is our organizational meeting  that determines the programming for the year. Everyone is invited and welcome to attend.

Town Meeting Bake Sale

The Chittenden Historical extends a thank you to all who baked for out Town Meeting Day Bake Sale. After last year’s sale was skipped for the pandemic considerations, we certainly enjoyed visiting with everyone again. Our total for the day was $638.02, including sales, donations and memberships. Our thanks goes to all who helped make …

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2021 Chittenden Historical Society Activities

Chittenden Historical Society, Inc.Although the Chittenden Historical Society building has been closed since March 2020, first by the pandemic and then for water quality considerations, we still managed to host a few events. • Memorial Day observance at Memorial Park – no singing this year, but notable addresses.• The July Ice Cream Social at the …

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Historical Society Meets September 14th

The Chittenden Historical Society is so pleased to announce their first program of 2021 on Tuesday evening, September 14th, at 7:00 PM in the Grange Hall in North Chittenden. The Society will host Justin Lindholm, who will give a film presentation of the 1958 Opening Day at Killington Ski Area.  Justin will add a short …

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Ice Cream Social at North Chittenden Grange Hall

The Chittenden Historical Society is very happy to announce that we are again holding our annual Ice Cream Social on Tuesday evening, July 13th, at 7:00 PM. This year, the event will be at the Grange Hall on 3 Lower Middle Road in North Chittenden.The 2021 recipient of the Muzzy Davenport Award for demonstrated excellence …

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Memorial Day Observance at the Monument

The Chittenden Historical Society is pleased to sponsor a Memorial Day Observance at Monument Park next to the Civil War Monument in Chittenden on Monday, May 31, at 10:00 AM. Several guest speakers have been engaged by Historical Society President Steve Welch. Gene Sargent will explain the reason the flag is folded into a triangle. …

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Society Announces New Aquisitions

Despite our “office” being closed by the pandemic considerations, our collections have been improved by two significant donations. Bob Muzzy donated items related to the Barstow family. A little pamphlet contains the purpose and agreement of the Barstow Endowment Funds. Two copies of a leather-bound booklet of the “Frederic Duclos Barstow Foundation for American Samoa …

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