Due to the Coronavirus virus, the Vernon Historical Society will be closed to the public until further notice. Please check here or on our FaceBook page for information about our reopening. 

The Book Sale Committee is postponing the Annual Book Sale tentatively to June. We will also not be accepting any more books and the sorting schedule has been suspended until further notice. Everything is subject to change due to the nature of this situation. Please check our FaceBook page, the web site and VHS phone message for updates on the Vernon Historical Society and to the Book Sale schedule.

Mission Statement

The Vernon Historical Society is a volunteer operated, non-profit organization. The purpose of the Society is to create interest and activity in the field of local history.

The Museum building serves as a repository for a variety of collected materials that are available to the general public for research.

These collections aid historians, genealogists, and interested citizens in research, and provide source materials for exhibits, publications and programs.

During Museum hours, volunteers are present to answer questions and provide access to collected materials.

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The Book Sale is Back!!

The Society is now collecting items for our annual Used Book Sale. For information about donations and the dates of the Sale, click on Book Sale.


We thank everyone for their donations of items to sell. Hope to see everyone at the Book Sale this spring.

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Upcoming Events

Program - June 7, 2020

 "Rockville High School: 150 Years of Excellence" 

More information about this program and exhibit will appear in the future.

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Finding Aids for selected VHS collections included
in Connecticut Archives Online Database.
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