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.
Two Franklin County, Vt., groups with 150 years of strong history behind them are inviting the public to a free mixer at Champlain Country Club (CCC) in Swanton. CCC and the Saint Albans Museum welcome the public and the media to a free History Mix Mixer at CCC (Rte. 7, Swanton), starting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. […]
Our Executive Director, Alex Lehning, authored an editorial in the Saint Albans Messenger this September, highlighting the history and mission of the Museum – as well as our plans for the future, including ways for community members to become involved. You can download a PDF here.
All of us are deeply saddened by the loss of Bill Cioffi, a member of our Board of Trustees and a friend of the Museum for many years. He served both his country and his community, and his dedication to making a difference is an inspiration to us all. Our thoughts and sympathy are with […]
Maple is enormously important to Vermont’s economy, ecology, and heritage. Champlain College professor Michael Lange will discuss sugaring ethnographically, based on over five years of research among sugarmakers all over the state to learn from them what sugaring really means to Vermont, why maple has become so important to Vermont’s identity, and how it helps […]
Join local genealogist Joanne Polanshek for a presentation on the life of Jeffrey Brace (Boyrereau Brinch) and his connections to St. Albans, Vermont on Saturday, September 2 at 2:30pm in the Bliss Room at the Saint Albans Museum. This lecture is free and open to the public. “Born in West Africa around 1742, Jeffrey Brace […]
Did you recently get married and have all of your left over wedding items taking up space? Are you wondering how you can make back some of the money you spent? Sell your leftover wedding items to future brides! Are you getting married and trying to find those special new or gently used items for […]
Gen. George Stannard has been called “Vermont’s most significant Civil War hero.” He was also a well-known community leader and entrepreneur. Join members of the Restoration Committee/Milton Historical Society as they share the history of his-post war home, as well as future plans for this vital local historic preservation project on Wednesday, August 24 at […]
Each season, the Museum selects a local non-profit or community organization to support and partner with by hosting a fundraising benefit in the Bliss Room. This year, we are pleased to join with the Franklin County Dementia Care Coalition and the St. Albans Recreation Department.
Please click HERE below to download the 2015 annual report for the Saint Albans Historical Society & Museum: