The Saint Albans Museum is currently searching for information about the impact of World War I on our community. In 2017, we plan to highlight some of the artifacts and other material from our collections and archives related to ‘The Great War.’ There will be a series of articles and excerpts published on our website and social media as well.

SAM is also looking to members of the community to share stories and objects (photographs, newspaper clippings, war records, letters) from family members who served or participated in the war effort.
Continue Reading

The Saint Albans Museum is interested in connecting with Franklin County residents who helped make history this Inauguration weekend – both in Montpelier and Washington, DC.

Continue Reading

Saint Albans Museum: 2016 Annual Report

Note: You can download a PDF version here.

The Saint Albans Museum (SAM) is proud to be your community museum, and a center for learning and discovery. This season, we welcomed over 1,000 students, area residents, and visitors to explore our regional heritage through exhibits, tours, research projects, educational programs, and special events.

Continue Reading

Apron Stories: Réveillon

This apron, donated by Suzanne Montagne of Seattle, Washington, was worn by her grandmother, Blanche Beaulieu Viens.  It may be that Blanche, Mrs. Albert Viens, made this apron from a flour sack, a common practice in the early 1900s. Continue Reading

SAM’s Executive Director, Alex Lehning, spoke with Local 22/44 about the importance of Pearl Harbor Day and a WWII connection to St. Albans. Continue Reading

Visit the Saint Albans Museum on Saturday, October 29 between 1-3pm for our second annual “Haunted Museum” trick-or-treat. We’re joining the St. Albans Recreation Department, St. Paul’s, and the Downtown Merchants for a day of family-friendly Halloween festivities around St. Albans & Taylor Park. Admission is free and this event is appropriate for all ages. Continue Reading

group-achievement-award_saint-albans

 

Every year the Vermont Historical Society presents the League of Local Historical Societies & Museums Achievement Awards. These awards recognize the exceptional work being done by individuals and community heritage organizations throughout the state to collect, preserve and share Vermont’s rich history. Continue Reading