On May 28, the Saint Albans Museum (SAM) will reach out to area residents – as well as supporters throughout Vermont and beyond – with its annual membership drive. “Members are at the heart of our mission to preserve local history,” said SAM’s Executive Director, Alex Lehning. “Their commitment through both financial support and offering […]
The Saint Albans Museum is currently developing a special update for our Farming Franklin County exhibit, celebrating the centennial of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery. We are searching for artifacts, images, and other historical materials for this display, to help highlight the important role that dairy farming has played in our community heritage. Of particular interest are the […]
The Saint Albans Museum (SAM) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Summer 2019 Educational Fellowship. This full-time, paid internship position will provide practical, hands-on experience in museum/historic site administration, educational programming development, collections management, visitor services, oral history & research, and community outreach. Training, ongoing mentorship, and opportunities for […]
On behalf of the Saint Albans Museum (SAM), we would like to thank the residents of St. Albans for their approval of Article 8 (Town) and the budget proposal (City) on Town Meeting Day. This municipal funding, along with continued support from our members, donors, and friends, will allow the Museum to sustain our mission […]
The Saint Albans Museum is seeking annual funding from the Town of St. Albans. Please see below for an open letter from SAM’s Board of Trustees – as well as letters of support from community members Louise Haynes, Don Poirier, Sally Larner & Leon Berthiaume – regarding Article 8. You can also read comments from […]
In response to an increase in hate crimes in Vermont, over 80 cultural organizations in the state have signed a statement promoting inclusion, respect, and change in their communities:
This #GivingTuesday, the Saint Albans Museum will celebrate giving with our 2018 Annual Appeal campaign, raising funds and recruiting volunteers to preserve and share our community history.
Additional updates, educational resources, and information will be posted throughout the month of November. Please check back often. Do you have a story, photograph, or artifact related to St. Albans and the Great War that you would like to share with the Museum? Please contact us. COMMUNITY HISTORY FOCUS “Men in A Day” – St. […]
SAM needs your ideas, recommendations, and perspectives – make your voice heard with our 2018 community survey. It will only take a few moments of your time, but your feedback will impact the Museum and our work next season and beyond! Thanks to a generous donor, those who complete our survey will have a chance […]
The family of Civil War veteran Capt. George Parker Conger and the Saint Albans Museum are pleased to announce that Conger’s ceremonial sword, missing for over a decade, will return home to the Museum this fall.