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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:

  • Bakery Open—Fresh Bread for You at Last!

    Jim Haas, resident baker in the restored BakeryHow can bread be both fresh and historic? If you buy it directly from the "Rise Up Bakery" window at the historic Union Cooperative Store bakery building—now restored as a modern wood fired bakery.

    You can now purchase bread right from the wood fired oven on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:30 to 3:30.

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