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Nothing says springtime like baseball! Here’s a photo from our collection c. 1900. http://ow.ly/i/aOTuh Advertisements
Lunchtime, anyone? Much of the work involved in slate production is physically labor intensive, which makes mealtime pretty important! Workers used containers like this aluminum lunch or dinner pail to bring their meals with them to the quarries. C. 1900. … Continue reading
Looks like winter isn’t over yet! The museum will be closed today due to the snow storm.
Slate Valley Museum staff had the opportunity to show off their cooking skills at the Washington County Fair Thursday afternoon. Christine Hoffer from Washington County Tourism invited Executive and Assistant Directors Kathryn Weller and Amy Mincher to the Culinary Tent … Continue reading
Last Saturday, the Slate Valley Museum offered our first quarry tour in four years. We were not sure if it was actually going to happen. We had to cancel it once because of severe mud at the quarry due to … Continue reading
Our new exhibit is open! Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: Carpatho-Rusyns in the Slate Valley tells the story of immigrants from Slovakia and Southern Poland who made the journey to the Slate Valley of New York and Vermont in … Continue reading
When Abraham Lincoln called for additional volunteers to join the war effort in 1862, Vermont responded with the creation of the 14th Vermont Infantry. Volunteers from Addison, Rutland and Bennington Counties joined including many of the Slate Valley’s volunteers. Welsh … Continue reading