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Pownal Center Historical District

Page history last edited by Ray Rodrigues 9 years, 10 months ago

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A group of interested individuals are interested in working to secure a State and possible federal designation of Pownal Centre's main street as an historic district. Please think about how you might join us as more information becomes available.


Here is Ken Held's report to the Pownal Historical Society on the progress of the application to create an historic district, with answers to questions people may have:

Designating Pownal Center an Historic District.pdf.


If you have any suggestions on ways we can celebrate our 250th anniversary in 2010, please let us know. You can post your ideas to this page below by clicking on the "edit page" button above and writing your message. Be sure to SAVE your entry before you exit this page.


What can we do to preserve the Mooar-Wright-DeVoet House, perhaps the oldest house in Vermont? Or the "Bartels Property" in Pownal Center? Here's an example of an attempt to preserve an historic home in New Jersey,

 The Jacobus Vanderveer House in Pluckemin


Historic Pownal Center


The Bartels property, formerly the Mountain View Inn:


Note: The Select Board is pondering how to proceed with a new town office building, historic Pownal Center, and the future of the "Bartels Property." It has hired a consultant to draft a plan.

Pownal hires firm to plan for town hall.docx

Volunteer patches up historic lodge.docx

Board to act on Bartels property.doc

Hold that bulldozer, Bennington Banner editorial

village has other options.doc

Village museum would lack walls.doc

Village oks Bartels study.doc

Bartels Lodge history study sought.doc

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