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.

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  • “If Stone Could Speak” – Vermont PBS Broadcast

    If Stone Could Speak DVD cover with shot of crew filmingFebruary 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm, is the first Vermont PBS broadcast of the documentary If Stone Could Speak/Se la pietra sapesse parlare

    The film had its world premiere at the Socialist Labor Party Hall on Monday, April 30, 2007, as part of the annual Primo Maggio celebration. It tells the story of the Italian granite workers who make Barre, Vermont, the "Granite Capital of the World".

    For more information and the schedule of additional broadcast times: Read more 

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