The Mount Holly Community Historical Museum is scheduled to open on Saturdays and
Sundays beginning on July 1st through the end of August. The hours are 2 to 4 p.m., or by
appointment by calling 802-259-2460 or-2049.
The Will White Blacksmith Shop on Tarbellville Road contains the tool collection, farming
equipment, early school items, the post office, and the Surrey that was used to bring people to
the village from the railroad stations. Also on display are the creations made by a travelling
druggist who was the last person to live in the building.
The Perkins House Museum on the Belmont Village Green holds the family items, elementary
school student murals about the railroad history and our states Terrestrial Fossil, the mammoth tusk, an Estey organ used across the street in the Methodist Church, the museum’s albums, a Civil War display, and information about the Chase Toy Factory.
Both buildings date to the 1840s when the village was known as Mechanicsville. Mammoth
related items are also offered for sale, and please check the website for special programs.