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You can ask our librarians and library volunteers questions about Vermont history online!

The VHS does not have the state's vital records or newspapers.  Please do not request birth, death, marriage records or obituaries with these forms. See Genealogy Research Resources for more information on obtaining vital records.

Please click on a link below to ask the library staff a question or to order services.

  • Reference Inquiry. Use this link to send us a reference question.  Simple questions will be answered for free.  More detailed inquiries may require the payment of a fee in which case you will be informed in advance (typically $15/half hour for members, $20/half hour for non-members). 
  • Order Scans of Documents.
  • Order Scans of Photographs.

You can reach us at (802) 479-8509. We are open Tuesday through Friday, 9am-4pm; and the second Saturday of each month, 9am-4pm.

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