Barre Historical Society

The Barre Historical Society is the historical society for the City of Barre, Vermont. It is the owner of two historic buildings, the Socialist Labor Party Hall National Historic Landmark and the Union Cooperative Store bakery building, being restored as the Rise Up Bakery. 

Barre Historical Society Board of Directors

  • John Bloch
  • Mark Greenberg (Program Committee Chair)
  • Colin Gunn (Treasurer)
  • Karen Lane (Vice President)
  • Heather Pipino (Rental Coordinator)
  • Marjorie Power (Webmaster)
  • Ruth Ruttenberg (President)
  • Marty Scanlon (Recording Secretary)
  • Tina Scanlon (Corresponding Secretary)
  • Carolyn Shapiro (Bakery Project Chair)
  • Nick Sivret
  • Tess Taylor

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Bricks & Mortar Committee

  • Scot Skinner 
  • Scott Collins

 Advisory Committee:

The late Chet Briggs, Karen Lane, and the late Mario Barberi, members of the Barre Historical Society's hard working Board, resting on the steps of the Old Labor Hall after a work day
The late Chet Briggs, Karen Lane, and the late Mario Barberi, members of the Barre Historical Society’s hard working Board, resting on the steps of the Old Labor Hall after a work day