The Essex Community Historical Society

PO Box 8388 Essex, Vermont 05451


Essex Community Historical Society

Tales & Treasures of Essex History
2017 Program Schedule

Saturday, May 6th

Save the Water Tower Campaign Kick-off
at Fort Ethan Allen.
The Fort Ethan Allen Museum will be open to the public: 10am - 2pm


Sunday, June 4th

Family Day and official Museum opening for the season
The Essex Community Historical Society
will begin their new season at the
Harriet Farnsworth Powell Museum in Essex Town.
Events include Open House at the Museum with a tag sale for deaccessioned museum pieces,
and face painting for the children.
Open House from 1pm to 4pm


Wednesday, July 26th

Susan Ouellette, Saint Michael's College Professor of History and author of An Extraordinary Ordinary woman: The Journal of Phebe Orvis, 1820 - 1830
will present a talk about her experience researching this diary and how local historical societies play a vital role in making projects such as this possible
Memorial Hall; 7pm


Wednesday August 9th

First Congregational Church of Essex Junction Celebrating 150 years
Take a journey from 1867 to 2017 with First Church members reenacting events in the life of the church.
First Congregational Church in Essex Junction; 7pm


Wednesday September 13th

Local artist, writer, and educator Judy Dow will present:
The settlement around the Indian Brook Reservoir: Cellar Holes. Memorial Hall; 7pm


Tuesday, October 3rd

ECHS Annual Meeting will be at Memorial Hall; commencing at 7pm.

"The Village of Essex Junction was incorporated 125 years ago. Before there was an Essex Junction there was a Painesville, and even earlier, there was a Hubbel's Falls. Tim Jerman will explore how Essex Junction got its start with the industries located along the Winooski River at Hubbel's Falls.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors will submit, at the Annual Meeting, October 3, 2017, a proposed revision of the By-Laws of the Essex Communiry Historical Society. The reason for the change is to conform to state regulation.
The changes outlined here below are in Article V; Section 2; Sub-section G. Malfeasance:

Any Board member may be removed from office by a majority vote of all the Board members in accordance with Vermont Statutes, Title 11B Non-Profit Corporations, Chapter 008 Directors and Officers, subchapter 001 Board of Directors, subchapter 8.08 Removal of Directors elected by members or directors, if it is found by the Board that said member has willfully acted in his or her capacity in a manner that is contrary to the interest of the Society or the laws of the State of Vermont.







The web page was updated on August 20, 2017.