Ira Vermont 

Historical Society

Historical Society Meeting

July 10, 2024, 6:30 PM

Workday June 23, 2024 12:30PM

Ira Town Hall


Ira View

Picture by John David Geery, Fall of 1997

Picture courtesy of Mike and Donna Lutz

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: 

ABC STABLES

SEPT. 28, 2023, IRA TOWN HALL



Fish family members at the ABC Stables presentation

IRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

ROADSIDE MARKER DEDICATION AND RE-ENACTMENT

JULY 30, 2022

 

The Ira Vermont Historical Society hosted a dedication ceremony on Saturday, July 30th at 2PM for the new Vermont Historic Site plaque describing the town's iconic eighteenth century Ira Town Hall. The marker has been in place since 2020 and this was our long awaited opportunity to celebrate. Laura Trieschmann, the Vermont State Historic Preservation Officer gave a short speech. The historical society worked closely with Laura to obtain the roadside marker. Bill Whiteman recounted the history of the town hall in his speech and many of the events which had taken place there. Olivia Gawet enriched the ceremony with two patriotic songs.  After the ceremony the museum on the second floor of the Town Hall was officially open for visitors and light refreshments were served.

 

Revolutionary War re-enactors from the Massachusetts 3rd Regiment set up an encampment at the Ira Town Office across West Road from the Town Hall. They had a cooking demonstration, musket firing, and talks on period dress and food throughout the day. 

Ira Historical Society Meeting 

July 10, 2024   6:30 pm 

Workday June 23, 2024 12:30 PM  

Ira Town Hall

Ira Vermont Town Hall

Enjoy Exploring the History of Ira, VT

Courtesy of the Ira Vermont Historical Society

THE TOWN OF IRA WAS ORGANIZED IN 1779

Entering the Ira Gore

Definition of gore: Small triangular piece of land

Yesterday

Today

Oct. 29, 2015

Where is Ira, VT???

Gen. Ira Allen  Monument 

Irasburg Cemetery Vermont 

Two Actors  portrayed  Ira and Ethan Allen and their experience  during the Revolutionary  War.

This was vey interesting.

Zachary Zupan  (Ira Allen)

Lawrence Zupan  (Ethan Allen)

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HELP! We are seeking information about the following items:

Pictures of Ira Bird Mountain School and/or Poultney Ames Hollow School

No Deed  Found for the Ira Riverside  Cemetery ??


Ira Vermont Historical Society

Historical Society Meeting

Jan. 24, 2024, 6:30 PM

Ira Town Hall