A featured stop on Vermont’s African-American Heritage Trail,
The museum tells the story of Alexander Twilight– America’s first African-American college graduate and state legislator,
and builder of the Old Stone House.
Located in the heart of the Brownington Historic District~
Comprising an early Ninetenth Century village, including three historic houses,
the Orleans County Grammar School, Congregational Church, two barns,
a working blacksmith shop, heirloom gardens,
and the Old Stone House.
Holding more than 75,000 objects in its permanent collection
Visitors can learn about the history of everyday life in Orleans County~
from the first settlements to the mid-twentieth century.
Programs and events are scheduled throughout the year~
Including concerts, adult enrichment classes, and Summer day camp for youths.
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Here at the Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village,
we believe in preserving our local heritage,
educating all who visit, and inspiring our future!