Ira Vermont Historical Society

Zoom Meeting of Ira Historical Society April 28, 2021 at 6:30PM

Ira View

Picture by John David Geery, Fall of 1997

Picture courtesy of Mike and Donna Lutz

Next Ira Historical Society Meeting

Apr. 28, 2021 6:30 pm

(Zoom Meeting- please contact Jerri Hoffman if you would like to attend,

Ira Vermont Town Hall

Enjoy Exploring the History of Ira, VT

Courtesy of the Ira Vermont Historical Society


Entering the Ira Gore

Definition of gore: Small triangular piece of land



Oct. 29, 2015

Where is Ira, VT???

"Ira is supposed to be named after the youngest brother of Vermont's famous Allen clan, Ira. After the town organized on the 31st day of March, 1779, Ira Allen placed his name on the petition document requesting a grant for the town. At the same time, he served as Vermont's surveyor general. Besides these two points, Ira Allen had nothing else to do with the town's history, but must have gained some influence to have the new town named after him."

Ira Allen Chapel Burlington, Vt.

Construction of the Ira Allen Chapel in 1925

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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 ??