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SHS Upcoming Events
Jan
22
Sun
2:00 pm Early Vermont Lighting, 1609-187... @ Swanton Public Library
Early Vermont Lighting, 1609-187... @ Swanton Public Library
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm
Early Vermont Lighting, 1609-1870: A Lamp in the Winter's Dark @ Swanton Public Library
PRESENTED BY Professor Frederick M. Wiseman Join the Swanton Public Library and the Swanton Historical Society in a leisurely ramble through the ingenious world of early lighting. Ever since the first fires illuminated the walls[...]
Feb
7
Tue
4:30 pm SHS Monthly Business Meeting
SHS Monthly Business Meeting
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Swanton Historical Society Board of Directors. Meetings are held at the Railroad Depot Museum during summer months, and at the Swanton Public Library during the winter. Members welcome.
Mar
7
Tue
4:30 pm SHS Monthly Business Meeting
SHS Monthly Business Meeting
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Swanton Historical Society Board of Directors. Meetings are held at the Railroad Depot Museum during summer months, and at the Swanton Public Library during the winter. Members welcome.

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Links of Interest

  • Abenaki Self-Help Association – Mission is to improve the socio-economic and educational conditions of community members.
  • Landscape Change Program Project– a web-based digital archive of photographs documenting two centuries of landscape change while introducing you to geology, human-induced landscape change, and various forms of computer technology. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Vermont.
  • The Old Stone House Museum– The school is history, but the monumental 30-room dormitory Twilight built still serves to instruct and inspire. Today it houses the collection of the Orleans County Historical Society. Included in its exhibits are furniture, decorative arts, folk art, paintings, textiles, costumes, kitchenware, farm and trade tools. A small research library may be used by appointment. Genealogical research assistance is also available.
  • St. Albans Historical Society
  • Swanton Chamber of Commerce – Search their Business directory, view Swanton demographics, view Swanton events, more Swanton images and much more.
  • Vermont Historical Society – The Vermont Historical Society is the only organization in Vermont that collects artifacts, books, and documents that reflect the entire history of the state, including every geographical area and every chronological period. We have been preserving the history that makes Vermont a special place to live, work, and visit since 1838.