Come Visit!

The Dorset Historical Society features “ongoing” and “current” exhibits that include the history of the Dorset Marble Industry, Artists from Dorset, Fenton Pottery and much more! Come visit the museum as families and children are welcome to explore the unique history that is Dorset.

Special Exhibits

Our current exhibit is in the Venetian Red Room. It features examples of local furniture made here in Dorset.

Ongoing Exhibits

Images of a time gone by are housed at the Dorset Historical Society. Come learn about the early settlers and families that built Dorset.

Art History

Many artists have passed through Dorset since its inception in 1673. Come see their art and learn about their love of Dorset.

Fenton Pottery

Jonathan and Richard Webber Fenton grew up and learned how to make pottery in New Haven, Connecticut. Jonathan moved to Boston when he was 28 years old, and made pottery there for a few years. He next moved to Walpole, New Hampshire, and then to Windsor, Connecticut, before settling in Dorset, Vermont, in 1801.