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The Society is pleased to announce that all of our Historical Moving Images have been reformatted for easier viewing. To view the programs, Click on the maroon episode number.  Start the show by clicking the arrow on the screen. Enjoy viewing and listening to these entertaining and educational shows. 

Historically Speaking Episodes    

Ancient Vermont: Portrait of an Academic Controversy

Strange buildings, shaped stones and seeming inscriptions dot the Vermont landscape. Are they just root cellars and plow marks or remnants of pre-Columbian European visitors to New England?

Black Sam’s Statue

Using newly uncovered historical documents, this documentary short pieces together the most complete and accurate account of the life of Viro Small ever told. Nicknamed "Black Sam of Vermont" for his ties to the Green Mountain State, Small was a pro wrestling pioneer who reached the height of his notoriety in 1880's New York City. A Film By Elliott Marquis.

"History Detectives" (PBS Show) filmed at the Rutland Historical Society

The episode is titled "Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter". 

More information about their visit is available in our Newsletter Vol 18 No 1 March 2011

Life In Rutland County


Moments In History

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The Virtual Walking Tour

West Rutland High School Class Picnic (1939)

This is a 8mm movie of a senior class picnic on Lake St. Catherine in the late 1930's.  Among the faculty in the video are:  Bernice Hinchey, Norbert Sevigny and Joseph Zawistowski.








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