NOTE: Trustee Meetings are at 4:30 PM; Regular Meetings & Programs at 7:00, unless otherwise indicated. This schedule is subject to change. Call (802) 868-3892 to confirm.
Open to the public - Free.
WHEN: December 27-28; January 3-4, 11 AM – 3 PM
WHERE: Swanton Historical Society R.R. DEPOT MUSEUM, 58 South River Street
WHAT’S HAPPENING: Fred Wiseman has set up his 1915-1955 model trains and accessories for all to enjoy, including steam, diesel, and electric trains.
FREE ADMISSION for visitors of all ages
HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES AND CRAFTS FOR KIDS
TRAIN STORIES (and more) from the Bookmobile
Come earn an HONORARY MODEL TRAIN ENGINEER CERTIFICATE after learning how to safely operate electric trains!
Spend a moment in history experiencing what toy trains were like “way back when.”
For further information, contact Ron Kilburn at 868-3892.
MEETING LOCATION: Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be at the restored railroad depot on 58 South River Street, Swanton. PUBLIC IS WELCOME. FREE. HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.
MUSEUM HOURS: The Railroad Depot & Transportation Museum is closed for winter and will reopen in the spring of 2010. You may always call 868-5436 to leave a message or inquiry.
For more information about events or about the Museum, please contact us by mail at PO Box 235, Swanton, by telephone (868-5436) or by e-mail at swantonhistoricalsociety.org website. Membership information available on website or by calling. Annual dues are $10 for individual or $20 for family. Lifetime memberships are available for $200.
The Barney History Book (published in 1882) has recently been copied and now is for sale at the Railroad Depot and the Swanton Library. Price is $35.00 plus $3 shipping and handling. For more information, please call Polly Pare at 868-3841.