The Historians will host the Vernon Community Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30th, at 3:30 PM at the Pond Road Chapel.

Please join in honoring all veterans at the annual Vernon Community Memorial Day Service.  The service will be held at the Pond Road Chapel located at 634 Pond Road, onMonday, May 30, at 3:30 p.m.  The story of World War II pilot 2nd Lt. Michael E. Butinsky, whose plane was shot down over Poland, will be presented, and descendants of Lt. Butinsky’s family will take part in the program.  Featured musicians will be the Amidon family playing brass instruments.  This event is planned and presented by the Vernon Historians.  Those wishing to ride the Vernon bus, please call Reita at 254-2694.


The Vernon Historical Museum, located at 4201 Fort Bridgman Road, will open for the season on Sunday, June 5th.  The Museum is open each year from June through September on Sunday afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.and also by appointment.  The Vernon Historians will hold a pie sale again this year on the Museum’s opening day to raise funds for the work of their organization.  The Historians are requesting donations of pies of any variety from members and non-member friends of the organization.  Pies may be dropped off at the Museum on the day of the sale (June 5), beginning at 1:30 p.m., or donors may call Peg Frost (254-2263) or Nancy Gassett (257-4675) to make other arrangements.  We greatly appreciate all who help and support our work in preserving and presenting local history.

We are pleased that 16 of the Vernon 4th graders took advantage of the opportunity to have their Vermont projects on display at the Museum this summer.   Come see their projects and visit the brick schoolhouse museum any Sunday, June through September from 2 to 4 p.m.
The Museum is located on Fort Bridgman Road about one mile north of the Mass. state line.