May 5 @ 2:00 p.m
"Porches of Chittenden Country: Character, Context, and Memories"
a presentation by Tom
University of Vermont, Director of the Vermont Historic Preservation Program
Porches, some of the most delightful features of many buildings in Chittenden County, Vermont, will be the topic of the May 5th meeting of the Chittenden County Historical Society. The presenter, Prof. Thomas Visser, is the author of the recently published book, Porches of North America. His illustrated presentation will explore the character and historic context of many types of porches, drawing extensively on examples from Chittenden County and Vermont. Attendees are encouraged to bring along pictures and memories of favorite porches to share at the meeting. Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
May 9th, 2013 - Opening Day
May 26th - Closed until 1p.m. due to road closures for the Vermont City Marathon
June 8th and 9th 10 a.m.-4p.m.- Retreat from Canada: Revolutionary War Re-enactment Click Here for more details
June 9th @3 p.m. - Exhibit Opening: "Rebels, Rioters, and Paper Towns: The Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763"
July 21st @ 4p.m. - "Vermont: a Case Study in Rebellions and Revolutionaries" present by Director Dan O'Neil
August 18th @4 p.m.- "The Benning Wentworth Grants of 1763" - Presented by Mark Hudson of the Vermont Historical Society
September 15th @4p.m. : Whiskey on the Lake: Prohibition in the Champlain Valley by Scott McLaughlin
October 14th 10a.m.- 4p.m.- The Ethan and Ira Challenge
November 17th - 2p.m.- TBD
December 14th 5-7 p.m. - Winter's Eve