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Do you remember Rutland's Baseball team? The Rutland Royals were members of the Northern League from 1938-1941. View scrapbooks and clippings of the hometown team on our Historical Resources Page.
Where is it? “Rutland Tidbits” by Helen Davidson isn’t gone. It’s been moved to our Historical Resources page. Note our new “web enhanced” version which enables a faster download time. You can now perform a word search of all 600 tidbits at once. We think you’ll enjoy reading all of Helen’s informative tidbits on Rutland’s history.
The Rutland Historical Society is pleased to announce that it is now making digital copies of its Historically Speaking episodes available through its web site. These award-winning half-hour video programs were originally produced at PEG-TV, the public access station in Rutland. Go to Historical Moving Images and click on the maroon episode number. This link to archive.org, a free community resource, will bring up the show. Click on the arrow and enjoy viewing these entertaining and educational shows. Viewers using Internet Explorer may experience a problem. If you use Google Chrome (Click here for a free download) or Mozilla Firefox (Click here for a free download) as your browser, you should have no trouble viewing these programs. Apple users will find that Safari (Click here for a free download) works fine. VLC (Click here for a free download) will also work for Internet Explorer users. In time, we plan to upload over 120 shows for your viewing.
View our latest image gallery of Dr. George Marshall's early 20th century lantern slides. These beautiful images were made possible by a 2011 grant from IBM. This scanner allows us to create digital images of all forms of negatives and slides, going back over a 100 years. We hope to be publishing many more examples of these in the near future.
The Society is excited to announce that the Rutland Directories from 1872-1925 are now available in our Historical Resources section. Please allow a few minutes for the PDF file to load. The Directories contain many graphics.
The Town of West Rutland Reports (1888-1999) are now available in our Historical Resources Section.
We are delighted to be able to offer on CD (PDF searchable) the out of print book Rutland in Retrospect, originally published in 1978 by the Rutland Historical Society and Academy Books. It is 176 pages chocked full of wonderful old Rutland images, each with descriptive text. The cost of the book is $20 with free shipping and handling. Please send your check to Rutland Historical Society, 96 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701.