Wonderful presentation this morning!  Thank you Professor Searls. In the future, we will  continue bringing you our lecture series on various topics.  Please be sure to check out our website or Facebook for more information.    Thank You.


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Clementwood May 2022

Clementwood was built in the 1850s-60s for Charles Clement. It has served briefly as a campus for the Rutland Junior College, a home for the Sisters of St. Joseph, and has served various purposes for the College of St. Joseph, which closed in 2019. It is listed on the National Historic Registry of Historic Places.


New & Upcoming Projects

Here are a few projects our volunteers are working on.  If you are willing or interested to help with any, or learn more about them, please contact us!

  • Indexing the Rutland Herald biographical clippings and photos
  • Updating our main floor exhibits and layout
  • Sorting, organizing, and cataloging items
  • Digitizing collections for upload to our website
  • Cataloging our library of books
  • Painting our exterior woodwork & signs


VPR Photo

Vermont Public Radio interviews Rutland Historical Society about our work to share Rutland's history.

Updates in our Image Galleries

Click the album below to view new additions to our online Image Gallery

Historic Rutland Buildings
Louis Brehmer Photos From Stereographs
Rutland City 1920's Photos
Rutland Industrial Buildings - 1950s
Images of Rutland’s Past from Glass Plate Negatives