Walking Tour The
Society has prepared a self-guided walking tour brochure and map to
the historic district of Waitsfield. Many 18th and 19th century homes
line Route 100 from the General Wait House to the Covered Bridge and
are described for the visitor to follow. The brochure is free.
and Research Library
Our collection consists of documents, artifacts, photographs and other
material relating to local history. We continue to collect and catalogue
archives on computer to be used for research.
All 800 photos from WHS glass slide collection are available
through the Photos Page icon, above.
Waitsfield Historical Society Annual
Barbecue Dinner Will Be Held Wednesday,
September 14, 2016 at LAREAU FARMS PAVILION
COST $30pp - COCKTAILS
5:00PM CASH BAR
BUFFET DINNER 6:00PM
Since we had such good feedback from last years Annual Dinner
we will again have the dinner at the Lareau Farms Pavilion this year.
Entertainment will be PapaGraybeard aka Keith Williams,who
will play from a selection of Acoustic Blues, Folk, Jazz, Country&
Americana, Guitar, Resonator, Harmonica & Foot Drums.
Reservations are required. Please send checks with Name & Number
in your party included, to: Waitsfield Historical Society, PO Box
816, Waitsfield, VT 05673 or drop that off at the Wait House at the
Chamber of Commerce office by Sept. 1st.
Historical Society Board Meeting
The next meeting
of the WHS Board will be Oct. 5, 2016 at the Wait House at 1:00 pm.
EXHIBIT RUNNING FROM SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
19th Century Furniture and Quilts from the WHS Collection. This exhibition draws on some of the local antique items in the WHS collection. Featured is an 1820’s tall case clock (grandfather clock) long in the Joslin family. Also a Maple "sack back" rocking chair and a beautifully crafted side chair made around 1830 by a member of the Bushnell/Jones family. Several more chairs, tables and a bedstead from the Wait family, along with locally made quilts fill out the exhibit.at the General Wait house on Route 100 next to the firehouse.
For more information contact Judy Dodds, Curator - 496-2027 FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WEEKDAYS