Category: News

posts that are of a news-ish nature

Hartland in the 50’s

The Hartland Historical Society is sometimes asked to provide a photograph for the annual Town Report. This year’s cover created interest among people of a certain age who grew up in town. It was a 1950 picture of the 1st and 2nd grades on the Three Corners School’s front steps. The names of the students […]

Hartland News 1877

In the course of her work at HHS, Pip Parker came across this interesting (and amusing) newspaper article. The punctuation, italics and spellings are as the original.   Hartland, VT 1877 A little excitement happened in District No 6 in April. Mr. Sumner T. Lull who lives on the Cady farm, received from the hotel […]

History and Anniversary of Hartland – Nancy Darling (1913)

In November 1913 as Hartland, Vermont was celebrating its 150th anniversary, The Vermonter magazine published an article by Nancy Darling entitled, “History and Anniversary of Hartland”. The following is a transcribed version of that article.   History and Anniversary of Hartland By NANCY DARLINGFrom the day when Gov. Benning Wentworth of New Hampshire granted the […]

Hartland News, June 9, 1933

Correspondent, Miss Florence H. Sturtevant. Miss Bertha Mower injured her thumb recently, when a butcher knife fell and cut it. Miss Wilma Emery is in Everett, Mass. She returned with her uncle, Dr. Fred Richmond and family, who were here over the week-end. Rehearsals are being held Monday nights by the choir, in preparation for […]