Bridgewater Historical Society’s Items For Sale

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The 2024 Bridgewater Historical Society’s calendar celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Bridgewater Raft Race. With 13 color photographs of past races.

“Chronicling the Early History of Bridgewater, Vermont 1741-1791”
Gordon Tuthill and Robert Kirby  – $20.00

This book covers the chartering of Bridgewater in 1761 by Benning Wentworth governor of New Hampshire. It is soft covered and has 192 pages.

“BRIDGEWATER, VERMONT 1779-1976”, compiled by Gladys S. Adams, published 1976. “With Inscriptions from the 1,784 gravestones in the Bridgewater’s eight public cemeteries,” compiled by her son, Tom Adams. Reprinted 2005 – $20.00

This book covers Bridgewater’s early history through 1976 with a supplement of 1,784 gravestone inscriptions. It is soft covered and has 218 pages.

Bridgewater Cookbook – $10.00

“VERMONT COOKING from BRIDGEWATER”, published for the Bridgewater-Woodstock Restoration Society, Inc. by the Countryman Press, Woodstock, Vermont, 1973, 4th printing , November 1984

This cookbook’s recipes reaches back into our great-grandmother’s files and was complied by Bridgewater ladies to celebrate the American Bicentennial in 1976. On the cover is a painting by Gilbert Fahey of the oldest surviving house in Bridgewater, Vermont circa 1797, the Captain Richard Southgate house which is now home to our town offices. Softcover, 85 pages.