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Vermont History Center & Leahy Library

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Researching my family history to write a book. All the people at the Vermont Historical Society... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
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Home of Vermont History with on going Vermont History Displays and Library

Old Spaulding High School given a new lease on life as Vermont History Museum and Library. A great... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
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Nov 12, 2018
“Awesome people”
Mar 3, 2018
“Home of Vermont History with on going Vermont History Displays and Library”
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Researching my family history to write a book. All the people at the Vermont Historical Society were simply awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fastboat11
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Old Spaulding High School given a new lease on life as Vermont History Museum and Library. A great use for Vermont ongoing displays of history, plus a research Library on everything Vermont. Presently on display is the History of Central Vermont Granite Industry and the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robin D
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Stopped in for an afternoon, and we were the first people to see the new exhibit showcasing the Barre Granite industry. Learned a great deal, and the display was tremendous. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Very interesting exhibit on communal life in the 70's in Vermont was also combined with a historical exhibit on the granite business that was key to the towns exhistance

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Freedomdave
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Made my first visit to this facility to recently to do genealogy research- located on the second floor. I was able to find resources that were not available online or elsewhere- but the painstaking cataloging of information and most impressive librarian staff I have worked...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

There is a small town feel about the exhibits, which is charming. The old school building is worth seeing just for itself. While we enjoyed the exhibits the high point was the casual history we learned from the volunteers, all had attended the school. Great...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

This is a local culture spot full of unexpected treasurers. There are a few well made 'Barbie' type doll, a hand made tin violin,genealogy materials, items found depicting ancient times. Very low key, but worth a short visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Built in 1892, this Romanesque style brick building served as a high school until 1965 and as a junior high school until 1988. There are three small exhibit galleries here and a fantastic reference library on the second floor. This facility is an adjunct to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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