How to Research Your House

How to Research Your House by Lee Ha, BHS Trustee Be aware that unless something quite historical happened in your house, Brattleboro Historical Society most likely won’t have specific information regarding your house. But that doesn’t mean we can’t...

Snow removal equipment changes over time

Through the Years: Snow Removal By WAYNE CARHART In New England when people lived mostly on farms, snow removal was limited to clearing a path from the house to the barn Ñ if the two buildings were not connected by a series of sheds, as they often were. Most of the...
Brattleboro’s Beginnings

Brattleboro’s Beginnings

Origins Brattleboro's Beginnings Intro Abenaki & Fort Dummer Prior to the 1700’s, Vermont was home to the Abenaki.  Fort Dummer was built as the first English settlement in Vermont in 1724.   The site sight The view of the Connecticut River and Mount...
Podcast Episode 305

Podcast Episode 305

Episode 305 – Laundry May 14, 2021 BrattHistoricalSoc · BHS e305-Laundry Laundry, Chinese Exclusion Act, Female Businesses, Technology, Immigration…this story has it all! The first commercial laundries emerged in the 1840’s with Steam Laundries...