Jon Mathewson, Curator

A resident of Middletown Springs, Mathewson has notable museum experience, having worked at or been a board member of several area institutions- the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, N.Y., the Middletown Historical Society, Middlebury’s Sheldon Museum, and the Fly Fishing Museum in Manchester, among others.

A graduate of Union College, with a master’s degree in history from UVM, Mathewson has served as an independent consultant, collections manager, and curator at museums, as well as a Manchester Journal reporter in the late 1990s. He is a published poet, has been a member of a performance poetry ensemble, has served three terms as president of the Poultney Rotary Club, and is also a beekeeper.

Officers 2023-2024

President: Rache Simmons
Vice President: Megan Thörn
Secretary: Erica Shott
Treasurer: Mary Stevenson

Board Members

Nan Bambara
Anne DeSchweinitz
Katharine Dickenson
Donn Hutchins
Nancy Ludlam
Kevin O’Toole
Sallyan Pelletier

Collections Database Management

Cynthia Elliott

Directors Emeriti

Art Gilbert
Terry Tyler

Special Thanks

Rising Sun for keeping our grounds pristine throughout the year.