Publications for Sale

We have several publications for sale relating to Rutland's History. To order, please mail a description of your desired materials, with a check or money order made out to "Rutland Historical Society" for the total cost of the item(s) plus applicable S&H charges to:

Rutland Historical Society, 96 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701-4023

We are accepting credit cards at this time.  Please use the "Buy Now" button (upper left).  We also accept cash if you visit us in person. If you have any questions, please contact us. Thank you!

Also visit our Quarterlies page for more authored historical material relating to Rutland.


Rutland in Retrospect

Edited by Robert West, Illustrations. Rutland Historical Society, 1978.  176 pg. Out of Print. Now only available on CD for $20.00.  (Shipping & Handling included). Table of Contents

For a demonstration of the CD see Historically Speaking Episode #119.


Early Families of Rutland, Vermont

Compiled by Marvel G. Swan and Donald P. Swan; edited by Dawn Hance, Illustrations. Rutland Historical Society, 1990.  464 p. Now available only on CD for $20 with free shipping and handling.

“This book contains over 190 families and over 2000 individual names. Its contents are focused on the era prior to the Civil War.”

The History of Rutland, Vermont 1761-1861 

by Dawn D. Hance; Illustrations. Academy Books, 1991.  690 pg. Available for $40.00 with free shipping.  If the book is picked up at the Society the cost is $35.00.

Table of Contents & Index


1884 Beers Map

The CD includes (1) a brief history of late 19th Century Rutland maps, (2) a listing of Rutland businesses, (3) a map of Rutland Town, (4) a map of Rutland City Northeast, (5) a map of Rutland City Northwest, (6) a map of Rutland City Southeast, (7) a map of Rutland City Southwest, (8) a map of Downtown Rutland, (9) a map of Center Rutland, (10) a map of West Rutland.

CD of map available for $10.00. (Shipping and Handling included)

Home: A History of St. Peter's Parish, Rutland, Vermont

Originally hand written by Patrick T. Hannon, this typed paperback version with added photographs was compiled by Helen Davidson & James Davidson. 166 pg. $10.00 plus $1.00 for S&H.


Rutland Town: A Collection of Stories Spanning Over 200 Years of History

464 pg. Available for $5.00 plus $1.00 for S&H. Table of Contents


Rutland Newsliner

CD - $10.00 plus Free S & H. Contains 9 volumes; over 500 pages of the Rutland Railway Magazine 1952-1960. Fully searchable pdf.


                                          Proctor: My Home Town

by Herbert W. Johnson, Sr. 92 pg. Paperback. $11.00. This can be purchased from from the Proctor Free Library.

Table of Contents

                                  Howe To Book:  A Story Of Traansfomation

by Joseph A. Giancola & Family . 191 pg. Paperback. $20.00.  plus $5.00 for S&H.