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Join The Rutland Historical Society

You can be a part of the Society in three different ways: become a member, make a donation or serve as a volunteer. Each way is rewarding and you don't have to limit yourself to just one way. You can do one, two or all three.

Become a member - You can make a difference

You can become a member of the Rutland Historical Society at one of the following levels:

Student (18 or less) : $8.00
Senior (62 & up) : $8.00
Regular : $10.00
Contributing : $20.00
Sponsor : $50.00
Individual Life : $200.00

General Membership Benefits:

• Free use of our library and our collections for research.

• A subscription to the Society's quarterly.

• A subscription to the Society's newsletter containing up-to-date information on events, programs, and other information.

• Free admission to our various programs.

• Other benefits include reduced admission to museums belonging to the Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance.

Membership at the Regular and above level helps us underwrite our yearly operating expenses at the Rutland Historical Society. Please select the level of membership with which you can be comfortable.

Membership includes a Rutland Historical Society Quarterly subscription valued at $8.00. According to I.R.S. guidelines, your payment less $8.00 is the tax deductible portion of membership fees.

Rutland Historical Society Inc.
96 Center Street
Rutland, VT 05701-4023
Tel: (802) 775-2006

The Rutland Historical Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible.



Serve as a volunteer You can make a difference

Donate your time and energy by joining us as a volunteer at the Society. We are looking for people to help us in a variety of ways. Here are some of the great and important things our current volunteers are doing:

Greeter at the Society
Walking tour guide
Public speaking
Host for some of our television programs
Guest on some of our television programs
Become one of our guest authors
Help clean and maintain our building
Process & catalog: artifacts, books, and archival material
Promote Society membership
Work on developing & maintaining our web site
Plan & organize interesting programs on historical topics
Work on Loyalty Day and Halloween parade committee
Design & implement exhibits
Assist in meeting public research requests
Plan and implement production of quarterlies and newsletters
Serve on Finance committee
Serve on Fund raising committee
Serve on Long-range planning committee

This is your Society. Become an active part of it. We will provide the necessary training. We are preserving the past for the future. What could be more rewarding than bringing the past, the present and the future together?



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