Constable Moses How – Memorial Dedication and Wreath Laying Ceremony
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 5:00 pm
Old Burial Ground Ceremony (adjacent to the Old Fire Barn and Rutland Library)
In honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day, the Town of Rutland Board of Selectmen, Rutland Police Department and Rutland Historical Society will honor the men and women of law enforcement who have protected Rutland since 1722.
Come hear from the Rutland Historical Society about Constable How’s amazing life. Moses How served as Rutland’s first constable, as an officer in the pre-revolution militia, an esquire, selectman, and father to ten children. Moses How and his family lay rest at the crest of the Old Burial Ground cemetery, north of the Old Fire Barn.

Art Show:  “Celebrating Rutland’s Artists”
Saturday, June 8,  1:00 -4:00 pm
The Wood House & Franklin T. Wood Studio
If you are an artist or know of artists from Rutland who would be interested in participating in our June Art Show please contact Sheila Judkins All art mediums are welcomed!

Open House & Lemonade Social
Saturday, July 3, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Wood House
This is an annual event that provides guests the opportunity to learn the history of Rutland and browse through our historical collections while enjoying lemonade and homemade treats!

“Making History Alive”
Summer Program
July 29 – August 2 9:00am – 12:30 PM Ages: 7-13
Program will be held at the Wood House. More information forthcoming!


The Historical Society is pleased to provide events and activities for all ages.
Check back often for more events and details!

Tree Lighting 2017