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The District 5 Schoolhouse was once one of 15 such schools in Underhill, and it is the only one remaining in public hands. It is listed on the Vermont Historic Sites and Structures Survey and is eligible to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. District 5 was established in 1811, the oldest school district in Underhill Center. The current building is the third schoolhouse on what is one of the earliest occupied sites in the village.  Come visit us at 32 Pleasant Valley Rd. in Underhill Center.  Click here for directions.

Action to Preserve & Restore

Fundraising begins in 2015 and will continue over an anticipated two year period until the Old Schoolhouse is restored. Total funding required for restoration is approximately $80,000. Although the structure is limited to 3 season use the space has many benefits to offer Underhill residents as an available community space that could be rented and used for hosting many types of functions and special events.  Learn More About The Old Schoolhouse
Donations can be made by check and mailed to: 
Underhill Historical Society
PO Box 153, Underhill, Vt 05490
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Underhill Historical Society

New Website!

Finally we have a website and will be working hard toward building out our towns great history online to share with everyone. Contact Us.

2016 Officers:

Scott Tower, President
Floyd Scott, Vice-President
Essie Howe, Secretary
Irene Linde, Treasurer
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3-minute video documentary by Faryal Afsar

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Bogue Family

Vermont boasts tallest family in World!

Eleven are over six feet, while father is seven feet tall! Read this amusing news article from 1938.
J.J. Monahan 1873-1900

A history of Underhill from 1886

J.J. Monahan was born in Rutland of Irish immigrant parents. He served in the Civil War and was wounded at Chamcellorville, VA. 
After the War he studied law and was admitted to...
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Explore Underhills' burial grounds

Our past can be recalled by a simple stroll through any one of Underhills' seven cemeteries.
All in a Hard Days Work

News 22 Coverage of Restoration

Watch news coverage of efforts in May of 2015.
W.C. Bailey

Famous Octogenarian Cyclist

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