Join us Sunday, March 24th at 3:00 pm for a mixed genre, acoustical musical event. Proceeds will benefit our Historic Green Spaces Project initiatives. The Seymour Sisters and The Bakers will share their musical talents at the Brownington Congregational Church. Refreshments and reception to follow.
Registration is now open for our 2019 classes – ‘Integrating Outdoor Education Across the Curricula’ and ‘Storetellers’. Select the ‘Learn’ option from the navigation bar, then ‘Educators’ Professional Development’ for details.
Our very generous volunteers have come forward to organize the event to be held at the Newport Municipal Building Gym. Mark your calendar for Sunday, February 24th. The event is open to all collectors with free registration and free admission for the public. Please complete the registration form under the Events tab, and return to the Museum.
Registration is now open for our 2019 Workshop scheduled for Saturday, April 20th. Select ‘Events’ from the navigation bar, then ‘Apple Grafting & Pruning’ from the drop down menu. Space is limited, so register today!
Our beekeeping support group kicks off the 2019 season with the first meeting of the year. Join the group on Sunday, January 27th, 4:00 to 5:00pm, at the Twilight House.
Registration has closed for our showshoe trek on Saturday, January 19th. Thank you for your interest in our event!
Curator Bob Hunt will speak on four influential 19th-century Orleans County Educator/Ministers at the Derby Line Universalist Church on Sunday, February 3rd at 10:00 a.m. Mr. Hunt will identify the impact on race and culture by the Rev. Alexander Twilight, Rev. Samuel Read Hall, Rev. William Scales and Rev. George Washington Henderson. Please join him!
Collectors are being invited to bring their treasures to our Old Stone House Day in August to buy, sell or trade. We will not be hosting the Collector’s Fair event in February. Please watch for further announcements if you are interested to be a part of the Old Stone House Day.
The Historic Society has been awarded a grant in the amount of $250.00 for our Back Road Readings program. The grant was awarded by the Vermont Community Foundation from their Oaks & Acorn Fund, and it will continue to support this wonderful program. Look for updates in 2019 for the upcoming schedule of authors and dates!
We have been awarded two grants, as well as received equipment donations, to allow us to establish a heritage educational apiary at the Museum. The apiary will be one of the phases of our Historic Green Spaces Project. We’ll keep you updated on our progress!