VSARA Calendar of Events
Be it Remembered: Using Vermont Court Records for Research12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, at Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05609
Join VSARA Archivist Mariessa Dobrick for an overview of using Vermont’s historical court records for research. Court records document the lives, personalities, and values of Vermonters from the past and Ms. Dobrick will share the stories of scandalous divorces, slanderous neighbors and sibling rivalry she has uncovered. This event is free and open to the public. To learn more about Vermont Court Records in the Vermont State Archives, visit: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records/state-archives/research-guides.aspx
VSARA Records Officer and Records Liaison Orientation1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Registration Required. Meet the staff of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and learn more about records and information management and the services we provide. Includes an introduction to Records Center Procedures and a tour of our facilities. Open to state records officers and liaisons. To register, contact VSARA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-828-3700.
VSARA Municipal Officials Open House1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Registration Required. Meet the staff of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and learn more about managing records and our facilities. Open to municipal officials and other municipal employees. To register, contact VSARA at email@example.com or 802-828-3700.
Archival Insights into the 1778 Battle of the Shelburne Blockhouse5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Join Agency of Transportation Archaeologist Brennan Gauthier as he describes the little-known Battle of Shelburne using primary source documents from early Vermont State Papers. Details of the battle include ice skating British soldiers, inebriated officers and a burning roof put out with beer. Doors open early at 5 PM for a behind-the-scenes tour of the state archives and special exhibit, followed by the presentation at 6 PM. This event is free and open to the public.