Posts filed under: Local history

Local farm family to compile oral histories

The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin partner with the Clemmons Family Farm Submitted by Lydia Clemmons The University of Vermont and the University of Wisconsin are partnering with...

Good golly Miss Molly: Catching up with Molly King

Molly King works to preserve Charlotte family history Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Why would a woman who lives in Colchester spend most of her days in Charlotte? Enquiring...

Archaeology on our shores

Submitted by the Shelburne Historical Society The Shelburne Historical Society will offer a presentation on the Shelburne Steamboat Graveyard at 11 a.m. at Shelburne Town Hall on Feb. 11. This...

This old house, Charlotte-style

Historic Charlotte home undergoes massive restoration Lynn Monty | Editor in chief While most of us view extreme home renovations only via cable television, Charlotters are experiencing first-hand the resuscitation...

From the Archives

Volume XI, Number 11 January 9, 1964 VERMONT RAILWAY BEGINS OPERATION The arrival in Burlington Monday of a 31-car train signalled the start of operations on the Vermont Railway Corp. line, formerly...

From the Archives

History in the making We are happy to report that The Charlotte News Archive Project is moving right along. Between production cycles, Kali and I have done our best to organize...

From the past, for the future

Vermont History Day plans for the future by looking at the past. By having students develop their own historical projects, students not only learn how to analyze and understand historical...

From the Archives

Volume 19, No. 10 January 13, 1977 Dog Sled Races Postponed The Dog Sled Races to be held at Black Willow Farm on Thompson’s Point Road on Saturday the 8th and Sunday the...

From the Archives

Welcome to The Charlotte News’ Archives! We’ve started to work on making our history accessible to all Charlotters. Slowly, we’re developing a PDF archive that will eventually be searchable and we...

Quinlan Schoolhouse opens its doors for an annual holiday celebration

On December 6, the community gathered to celebrate the holiday season at the Quinlan Schoolhouse with crafts, stories and artifacts from a time past but not forgotten....

From the Archives

Many of our publications have no digital presence whatsoever, so we’re having to find ways to make them technologically available. Though this project has barely begun and we have a...

A look back at 2015: Can we get there from here?

We at The Charlotte News can’t claim the extensive highs and lows that world news does, but enough has certainly been going on within the borders of Charlotte, Vermont, to...

Back in my day | August 1, 1958

The Youth Group held another dance at the Vestry July 18th. We had a great turn out, but are expecting even more people at the dance this Friday evening. There...

Back in my Day | July 18, 1958

The selections from our archives below are reproduced exactly as they appeared in The Charlotte News. Share your stories with us from back in your day! Get in touch on...