This is the website of the Barre Historical Society, owner of the Socialist Labor Party Hall National Historic Landmark, known as the “The Old Labor Hall”. Here you can find information about the history of the the Hall, about renting the Hall for your event, and about how you can help the Barre Historical Society preserve the Hall and the Union Cooperative Store bakery building.

Happenings at the Hall:

  • Labor Film Night presents “PRIDE”

    collage: pride/miners march& film poster

    Sunday, June 24 at 7:00 pm

    Admission free

    Pride is an award winning film about the unlikely alliance between striking miners and the gay and lesbian community in Britain in the 1980s.

    Based on a true story set during the miners’ strike of 1984 in Thatcher’s Britain, the film is based on the story of a group of gay activists working to help support the striking miners — despite the fact that the miners aren’t exactly thrilled by the prospect of throwing in their lot with gays.

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