Historical Society of Wilmington, Vermont

The Barber House, 5 Lisle Hill, Wilmington, VT 05363 


The Historical Society of Wilmington, a duly organized nonprofit entity, is dedicated to collecting, preserving, teaching, and displaying the history of Wilmington. 

This is realized with the efforts of all those who volunteer with the society, as well as those who donate.


Historical Society of Wilmington

The society is closed for the winter and will re-open for visitors July 4th. weekend or by advance appointment after April 1st.

The Historical Society of Wilmington, VT has been selected as a beneficiary of the Shaw’s GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS program for the month of June.

The Shaw’s GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS program, which launched in April 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.

The Historical Society  of Wilmington was selected as the June beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Shaw’s located in Wilmington. The society will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 reusable GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS bag is purchased at this location during June.

The society is very excited to be the recipient of the GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS program.  The funds raised through the program will go toward the museum building fund.  

The Historical Society of Wilmington is a non-profit based in Wilmington, VT. Founded  in 1975 with dedicated volunteers working to preserve Wilmington history for others to enjoy.  To learn more about the Historical Society of Wilmington please visit http://www.wilmingtonhistoricalsociety.com

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Our newest active member!”   Fall 2018

This lovely moose was traveling through the neighborhood and decided to stop and take a look at the Historical Society carriage shed.

Photo by Lauren Harkawlk

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