Join VHS and the Vermont Archaeology Heritage Center for an Open House featuring a short presentation by Jess Robinson, hands-on demonstrations, and tours of the center. Down the hall in the Leahy Library, an exhibit will highlight how archaeology can offer insights into long-term landscape change in Vermont. Fee: Free!
Learn about Abenaki history through stories which have been passed down through generations. Also available as a virtual class.
After the Civil War, three major catamount hunts captured public attention. This nature walk traces the path of the 1867 hunt in Weathersfield, VT.
67th Annual Meeting of the League of Local Historical Societies & MuseumsMontpelier, VT Vermont’s story is shared, celebrated, and preserved by the over 190 local historical societies and museums found…
Compare historical fiction to history to understand the impact of the Revolutionary War on Vermonters. Also available as a virtual class.
Examine paintings and works of art to learn about Vermont in the mid-1800s. Also available as a virtual class.
Look at photographs of Vermonters to learn about the lives of soldiers and their families during the war. Also available as a virtual class.
Study children's letters and diaries to compare the experience of young Vermonters in the past with your life today. Also available as a virtual class.
Listen and look to understand how radio and movies told Vermont stories in the twentieth century. Also available as a virtual class.
Use printed materials from the World War II era to learn about life on the Vermont home front. Also available as a virtual class.