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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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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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2020 Muzzy Davenport Winner

     Even though Covid-19 social distancing restrictions and closure of town buildings deleted our Ice Cream Social this July, there IS, however, a Muzzy Davenport Award winner: Marko Svoren, son of Jan and Elana Svoren of Chittenden.     For his eighth-grade history project, Marko chose to write a paper about Chittenden resident Merald Paul Clark, known …

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Bake Sale Thank You

Thank you to all who participated in the Chittenden Historical Society Town Meeting Bake Sale. Bake sales are our major fund-raiser for our activities, most of which are open to the community, and we appreciate the community support. This year baked goods were plentiful and more varied than ever. A surprise item was homemade dog …

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2020 Town Meeting Bake Sale

What is Town Meeting without a bake sale? Come visit with us on Town Meeting Day at the bake sale in the Town Clerk’s office. We promise to have lots of pies, cakes, bread, and other goodies. Whether you are baking or just buying, we’d love to see you. This year we are also offering …

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