The Vermont National Guard Armory building, built in 1959
We present monthly programs of local historical interest and operate Abe's Cabin, the Historical Museum & Caboose and the Model Train Collection.
The Enosburg Historical Society meets the 4th Monday of every month, from April-October, at 7pm, at the Freight Depot (the Museum) on Railroad Street in Enosburg. Come join us! The Historical Society has under its jurisdiction: The Museum & Caboose - Open Saturdays from 10-2, beginning the 1st Saturday in June, through October, or by appointment Abe's Log Cabin - Open on Tuesday evenings in the summer, during band concerts, from 7-8 pm, or by appointment. Located near Lincoln Park The Taylor-Caleb Model Train Collection - Displayed over the Town Clerk's office on Main St. in Enosburg Falls and open when the sign is out
Mission: Dedicated to Preserving, Protecting and Promoting the History of Enosburg
The Vermont National Guard Armory building, built in 1959
Have you voted for your favorite crazy quilt yet for our People's Choice exhibit? (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VQ6DYND) Our Director of Communications Alix Jones likes this one made for Walter Mattison by his grandmother when he was 18. Alix loves all quilts and wishes her family would start making some for her.
Take the survey and tell us what you want to see: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VQ6DYND
This house was built prior to 1901 and at one time housed a cigar factory, surrounded by tobacco fields. It sat close to Duffy Hill Road and was later moved to a nearby farm.
The old Hayes farm
American Legion Post #42. This building was the former passenger depot in town.
The Quincy Hotel, built in 1879. In 1982, it was considered to be the oldest operating hotel in the state.
Parkside Grill building, built in 1873. The building was originally home to the Jenne Hardware Store and Tin Shop, and over the years was occupied by a school, pizza parlor, post office and antique store.
Here is a photo of Spears Funeral Home. George A. Spears began working in the funeral business in 1923.
Northern Telephone Co. building, built in 1906
Aseltine-Greenwood Block, built around 1890
The new fence around the doughboy looks great!
All that remains of a sugarhouse in the woods. The doors read Monarch, True & Blanchard Co., Newport VT. There are still logs piled next to it, ready to feed the fire, and piles of rusting sap buckets.
Issac Farrar, an early Enosburgh resident, is credited with inventing the wooden sap spout in 1798.
The island has been home to a variety of businesses over the years: mills, a broom and handle factory, a shingle mill, a broom socket factory, a door manufactory, and a carriage and wagon shop. There are still cement foundations of the old mills on the island.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, built in 1873.
Enosburgh Falls United Methodist Church, built in 1870. The church was originally topped with a tall spire, which was removed in 1926.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, built in 1906.
There are some interesting historical tidbits on the Enosburgh Town Forest in the following link:
Lattice type bridge, built by the Jewett Brothers in 1863. Rebuilt a few years ago.
It is the last week of school!
At one time, Enosburgh had 17 school districts.
The districts were: Enosburgh Center, North Enosburgh, East Enosburgh, Woodward, Trout River, District No. 6, Enosburgh Falls, Sand Hill, West Enosburgh, Perley, Wright, Austin, Bordoville, District No. 14, Sampsonville, District 16 and Hillwest.
Enosburgh Center Congregational Church (Memorial Church of Enosburgh Center), on Boston Post Road
The Church was built in 1820 and rebuilt in 1870. There were 25 horse sheds at the Church.
There is an excellent write up on this church in the Enosburgh Vermont history book 😊
Now available on YouTube: Norwich Early Settlement Driving Tour
You can listen to the tour at our website and enjoy learning Norwich history from your couch. The blue button below takes you to the podcasts, maps, and transcripts.
Thanks to Kim St. Pierre and Lisa Robtoy for donating their time to planting the beautiful flowers on The Bridge of Flowers and Lights. Your hard work is appreciated.
Local baseball stars of the mid-20th century
Many years ago, Dr. Swizler donated a collection of photographs from a regional baseball league—the “Northern League”—and our hometown team—the St. Albans Giants.
The world's largest collection of whale bones—sperm whale, gray whale, massive blue whales—and a bunch of ancient whale fossils from extinct species are
North Carolina woman who was the last person to receive a Civil War-era pension dies at age 90, WSJ says
Irene Triplett received a pension of $73.13 a month from the Department of Veterans Affairs for her father's service, which began more than 155 years ago.
ENOSBURG FALLS — The Enosburgh Historical Society has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of June. The program, which launched in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Releases “Talking About Race” Web Portal
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture today launched Talking About Race, a new online portal designed to empower individuals, families, and communities discuss racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and p...
A visit to the Bakersfield Town Park
The Opera House at Enosburg Falls, VT
What year did the Dr. B.J. Kendall Co. present the town with the Enosburg Opera House?
#enosburgoperahouse #enosburgvt #enosburgfalls #homeawayfromhome #thankful #localtalent #localart #performingarts #communitylove #communitysupport
Bates Farm, Home and Garden Inc.
This Saturday we will be handing out FREE dairy products to help promote our wonderful dairy industry! We have over 500 gallons of milk, a pallet of cheese and just added Ben and Jerry’s ice cream! Come show your support for our wonderful Vermont dairy industry!
We also ask, if you can, please place a donation in one of our milk cans to either The Enosburg Falls Food Shelf or The Enosburg Falls Lions Club. Both of these great organizations are dealing with the awful stresses of Covid-19.
A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors! TDI Repair Facility LLC. HP Hood Cabot Creamery Co-operative Ben & Jerry's and The Franklin County Dairy Promotion for helping us put this all together!
We can’t wait to see you there!
Exploring Early New England Architecture, Episode 4: Wire Nails
Historic Deerfield's Director of Historic Preservation Eric Gradoia discusses the types of wire nails used in early New England architecture.
For the month of June, Enosburgh Historical Society will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Hannaford store located at 71 Jay View Drive, Enosburg Falls VT.
Each time a shopper purchases the $2.50 Community Bag at this Hannaford location, the Society will receive a $1 donation! Please share this information with your friends, on Facebook, and on email. Even though you cannot use reusable bags right now, we will be able to after the pandemic has subsided.
Brownway River Trail, located on Missisquoi Street in Enosburg
Enosburg Falls, VT
PO Box 98, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
|Saturday||10:00 - 14:00|
Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Enosburgh Historical Society posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Send a message to Enosburgh Historical Society: