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

  • Paula Emery
  • Mark Greenberg (Program Committee Chair)
  • Karen Lane (Vice President)
  • Hugo Martinez-Cazon
  • 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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Other Helpers and Volunteers

  • Scot Skinner (Flood Mitgation Project Chair)
  • Scott Collins (Electrical Consultant)
  • Colin Gunn (Treasurer)
  • Heather Pipino (Rental Coordinator)
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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