Covid19 Mitigation Plan

Covid 19/ Novel Coronavirus Mitigation Plan

Hello Everyone,

For the health of our community-

OSH COVID19 Mitigation Plan

Please follow the following precautions to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus:

Office Protocol

  • DO NOT come to the office ill
  • Wash hands with soap and water for a full 20 seconds upon entering and exiting the building
  • Wipe down surfaces before leaving. Surfaces include bathroom facilities, door handles, computer keyboards and mouse, railings, tabletops, etc.
  • Cover coughs
  • Do not shake hands, hug or be within 3 feet of other individuals
  • Turn heat up when here, back down to 50 degrees when leaving
  • Purchase and encourage the use of sanitizer for each office and common space
  • Volunteers and auxiliary personnel should refrain from coming into the office


  • Work from home when possible
  • When possible, arrange phone or virtual meetings. Avoid in-person meetings
  • Check voicemail and email remotely on a daily basis
  • Set up contingency plans for large gatherings such as Spring Field Days, Gas Steam & Engine Show, etc.
  • Set up contingency plan for season opening

In the Event of Further Closures

  • Follow the recommendations made by the VT Health Department and CDC–
  • We plan to open on May 15th as usual. We will keep the public updated with changes.

Thank you!

Molly Veysey, Executive Director

Reading Frederick Douglass

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided.

The reading is set to begin at 1:00 pm in the Old Stone House, first floor

Lecture on Albany Civil War Soldier Bradley J. Norris

Join award-winning author Robert Grandchamp for a lecture about Albany Civil War Soldier Bradley J. Norris.  Robert will include details on how to research a Civil War soldier, as well as stay for questions & answers.  His research on the Albany Civil War Soldier was recently published in the Vermont Historical Society’s History Journal.

We will meet at the Brownington Congregational Church in our Historic Village, and refreshments will be served.  We look forward to seeing you as we honor our military this Memorial Day.

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