Wildlife behavior

wildlife behavior

Below are a couple examples of wildlife behavior that I have witnessed over the years. You might enjoy learning these little tidbits.   Drunken deer It was about three weeks ago when I saw four deer under an apple tree … Continued

Cavendish village historic walking tour

walking tour around Cavendish village

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Cavendish village is home to some of the oldest buildings in town: Academy Building started in 1782; the Cavendish Historical Society Museum (1834) and the Cavendish Stone Church (1844). In addition, there is the boarding house where … Continued

American Pickers to film in New England

American Pickers

REGION – Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont! They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the area in September. We … Continued

Bearing Witness and Endurance of Voice: Lucy Terry Prince

A painting of Lucy Terry Prince.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m., Springfield Town Library is hosting an online only presentation, “Bearing Witness and Endurance of Voice: The Legacy of Lucy Terry Prince.” Lucy Terry Prince was born in Africa, where she … Continued

Cavendish Historical Society: Epidemics and pandemics


CAVENDISH, Vt. – On Sunday, July 12 at 2 p.m. on the museum grounds, 1955 Main Street, the Cavendish Historical Society will be hosting a free talk on epidemics and pandemics, primarily focusing on the epidemics of the 20th and … Continued

Days gone by

Booth's Harness Shop circa 1910. Photo provided by Chester Historical Society

Below is an article, I found in Carpenter’s Store News. The author is unknown. Carpenter’s News was a small paper advertising specials the store offered. At the Chester Historical Society, we have a collection of Carpenter’s News from 1912 to … Continued

CHS Second Sunday program: Revolutionary Cemetery

Cavendish Historical Society will lead a tour of Revolutionary Cemetery.

CAVENDISH, Vt. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cavendish Historical Society is limiting museum visits by appointment only, which can be arranged by calling 802-226-7807 or emailing margocaulfield@icloud.com. In addition, CHS is sponsoring a series of Second Sunday … Continued

Erskine’s Feed Store closes


CHESTER, Vt. – After a long line of family history and pride engrained into the store, R.B. Erskine Inc. Grain Store will soon close their doors. Richard “Dick” Erskine came to Chester from Maine in 1939. Dick worked for Park … Continued

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