Putney and the Pandemics

Across the world people have been struggling with the Covid-19 virus, living and dying with it. The age of Covid-19 has raised the question of how Putney has fared during similar crises in the past. Colonial America was rife with disease that carried off many. Although Europeans were often immune from serious symptoms of diseases … Read more

Explore Pre-Civil War Architecture in Putney

Enjoy a springtime walk around Putney with this beautifully illustrated guide to Putney’s Pre-Civil War Architecture.  The guide features 21 buildings in the  downtown, Kimball Hill and Westminster Road area.  The guide includes a numbered map, original drawings by local artists and a short history of each building.   The guide is available at the Putney … Read more

2020 Mystery Photo

This photo is from the Corser collection of glass plate negatives and is labeled “Will Laungo (?) House”. If you have any idea where this was/is located please Contact Us!

2019 Annual Meeting and Guided Walking Tour – Sunday Sept 8, 2019

The 2019 annual Meeting will be held on Sunday September 8, 2019 from 2 to 4 PM at Next Stage (15 Kimball Hill). After a brief business meeting, Maryann Toffolon and Tim Ragle will lead the group on the walking tour of the village, based on the Historic Walking Tour pamphlet that the PHS recently … Read more

A Historical Walking Tour of Putney

The Putney Historical Society has published a beautifully illustrated brochure featuring pre-Civil War architecture of the downtown, Kimball Hill and Westminster Road area of Putney. The brochure is available at the Putney Historical Society, the Putney General Store, the Putney Coop and other locations around town. More information can be found here.

Fall 2017 Putney Historical Society Newsletter

This issue features 18 photos of the Putney General Store, from 1890, through two fires, reconstruction and the grand re-opening in May 2017.         Also in this issue: A Glimpse Through the Mists of Time, a brief history of the Kathan/Campbell/Noyes House Find Your House in a map from 1869 and a … Read more

Historic Pews for Sale

The Putney Historical Society is selling a limited number of the historic 1893 church pews that were once at Next Stage. They have been modified so that they are 8 feet long and are $500, including brand new custom cushions.  They are sold “as-is” – with some minor idiosyncrasies on one end. They are great … Read more