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Programs & Activities

All Programs, unless otherwise noted, begin at 2:15 pm

Museum Open For Browsing July and August: Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 4 pm    

 

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2018 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of Upcoming Programs and Events

2018 Museum Event Highlights

SATURDAY, JULY 28TH AT 1PM

EARLY ROADS OF MOUNT HOLLY TOUR

On Saturday, July 28, at 1 p.m., meet at Perkins House for the Early Roads of Mount Holly Tour. Mount Holly historian Dennis Devereux will lead a car tour of the early roads in Mount Holly. Dennis will talk about the two sections of the Crown Point Military Road that touched the town and the layout of the original turnpike and shunpike. Dennis is a past president of the CPRA, and has been a member of the Mount Holly Community Historical Museum board for 40 years. He can be contacted at 802-259-2460 or ddevereux@vermontel.net for more information.

TUESDAY, JULY 17TH AT 6PM

ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting and potluck dinner is Tuesday, July 17, at 6 p.m. at Odd Fellows Hall in Belmont. Town historian, Dennis Devereux, will present the program “History of the Museum’s Founding.” The public is invited. Potluck postcard notification will be sent to members.

SUNDAY, JULY 15TH AT 2:15PM

Herbs: A Way Of Life

by Lory Doolittle at Perkins House in Belmont. Lory is a second generation, 43-year member of the Herb Society of America for which she has served several times on the National Board of Directors. She will discuss an herbal lifestyle: growing, cooking, designing, preserving. New chemical studies have started to confirm and debunk ancient herbal uses pursued by our ancestors. Come for a presentation gleaned from a lifetime of enjoyment with herbs.

Past Newsletters

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2017 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2016 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2015 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2014 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2013 Newsletter

Click HERE for a printable version of the 2012 Newsletter

A color photo of the Mt. Holly Community Historical Museum on Tarbellville Road in Belmont.