Category Archives: Our Past

Photos and commentary about our history

Vintage Pictorial Tour of Lakes Fern & Dunmore

The Salisbury Historical Society presents a vintage pictorial tour of Lakes Fern & Dunmore.  Most views over 100 years old.  Over 200 pictures. Presenter: Bill Powers When: Thursday, August 7th at 7PM Where: Salisbury, VT Congregational Church Advertisements

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1957 Chittenden Army airplane crash

Salisbury, Vermont Historical Society Event, 26 June 2014 The Salisbury Historical Society presents the story of a 1957 Armyairplane crash that claimed four lives in the town of Chittenden and itsremarkable ‘unconventional” rediscovery over 50 years later.  Hear about avictim’’s … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Salisbury Historical Society Presents Lake Dunmore History, 14 Aug 2013

The Salisbury Historical Society presents a history of Lake Dunmore’s Sucker Brook Sawmill Community; including the Newton & Thompson sawmill, Aunt Jennie, artist Charles Wesley Sanderson; farmer Loyal Kelsey (later Branbury Beach), and more. Bill Powers, presenter. Numerous pictures. When: … Continue reading

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History of Lake Dunmore’s Sucker Brook Sawmill Community Presentation

The Salisbury Historical Society presents a history of Lake Dunmore’s Sucker Brook Sawmill Community; including the Newton & Thompson sawmill, Aunt Jennie, artist Charles Wesley Sanderson; farmer Loyal Kelsey (later Branbury Beach), and more. Bill Powers, presenter. Numerous pictures. When: … Continue reading

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History of Waterhouse’s presentation

The Salisbury Historical Society presents a history of Waterhouse’s on Lake Dunmore. When: Thursday, July 18th at 7PM Where: Waterhouse Marina, Salisbury, VT Summary: Jean Edgerton, a Waterhouse descendant, will present a history of her family and the well known … Continue reading

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Lake Dunmore VT 1930 – Aunt Jennie takes a plane ride

The caption for this wonderful home movie uploaded to YouTube by tcomden is: Our family used to summer at Lake Dunmore, VT, gathering around my great grandmother, “Aunt Jennie” Rickert, who ran a popular eating establishment there called “Aunt Jennie’s … Continue reading

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Pictorial Presentation – History of the Lake Dunmore Hotels

The Salisbury Historical Society invites all Lakes residents and friends to a pictorial presentation by Bill Powers on the history of the Lake Dunmore Hotels this Thursday, August 9, 7 PM, at the Salisbury Congregational Church. Many of you are … Continue reading

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