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Greetings! Welcome to the Fairfax Historical Society Homepage!

Summer is coming soon and with it will be the opening of our museum. Please check here, the Buyers' Digest, The County Courier, The Fairfax News and The St. Albans Messenger for days and times we are open. We are also open by appointment for group tours.

Fairfax Historical Society
President: (Open)
Vice-President: Michael Cain (849-6638)
Secretary: Barb Duvall
Treasurer: Elaine Kirkpatrick
Board of Directors:
Paddy Shea
Paul Lavallee
Carol Graves

Have you tried the search engine at the bottom of this page????
Put in a name and see if maybe the individual you are looking for is buried in one of our 13 cemeteries?
If you don't find it there, send me a note and I will search the Fairfax Town Records for you -


Our museum is located at 1181 Main Street across from Ross's Auto Repair. Although our regular hours do not start until July, we are now open by appointment. If you have a class, or scout troop, or friends or family coming to town and would like a tour of the museum, please contact us. You can call Society President Michael Cain at 849-6638, or e-mail him at

We do not charge for tours, but we do accept donations.

Hello everyone!! The next meeting of the Fairfax Historical Society will be held Sunday afternoon, June 3rd at 2pm at the home of Elaine Kirkpatrick at 110 Chaffee Road. There will not be a program per se, but we will have a lot to talk about and plan: July 4th Parade Museum Pie and Ice Cream Social Fairfax 250th birthday celebration next year. I really hope you all can make it. If you are not sure where Elaine lives, you can get in touch with me or Elaine. Thank you all!! Mike Cain
The schedule may be subject to change, and more events may be added.

For more information, please call 849-6638.
Michael Cain
Fairfax Historical Society
PO Box 145
Fairfax, VT 05454

Museum Open
July 2nd - August 27th on Sundays from 2-4 p.m.
September 17th & 24th - October 1st & 8th from 2-4 p.m.

Looking for identification
Click on the link below for a photo of the Legislature before 1934 - Theodore Marvin is in the photo and has been identified. William Shepardson is also in the photo, but has not been identified.
History of Fairfax Book states that Theodore Marvin was Town Representative in 1925

Legislature before 1934

Click on any of the topics below for additional information and photos of Fairfax, Vt.

Fairfax Creameries BFA Fire- January 17, 1941 Fairfax Village Fire-Aug. 26,1898
Fairfax in the early 1900's Fairfax and the flood of 1927 Visit our Fairfax Public Records Page
Fairfax Covered Bridge Painting Fairfax Cemetery Listings History of St. Luke's Parish
Fairfax- The 20th Century Biography of Joseph Learned (9/15/2002 The Baptist Building
Fairfax - in 1966 St. Luke Parish Website Fairfax Business Professional Association
Photo of Israel B. Richardson Photo of Fairfax Falls - 1902 Map of Fairfax
Early Fairfax by Lionel Levick Joseph Learned Gravesite Dedication Where were you Sep 11, 2001
Fairfax Census 2000 Summary Mike McNall's Old Fairfax Photos Fairfax Tornado - June 11, 1973
Interesting History of Fairfax on Roots Web Fairfax's NHI Esther Kearney At 100
Heart Beat Of History-070325

Links to other Web Sites.

Georgia Public Library Vermont Historical Society Swanton Historical Society

Vermont Genealogy Web Project

Bellows Free Academy Fairfax Site

Quebec Family History Research

Local Snow Mobile Clubs Site

Information on Eric Sloane who painted our local covered bridge

Vermont Cemetery Lists

St. Albans Chamber of Commerce

Westford Vermont Page

Virtual Vermont Page
Preservation Directory

Do you have family members visiting and would like to have a tour of our museum?

Would your group or organization like to step back into Fairfax' Past?

Call and make an appointment to visit us!

E-mail Mike Cain at or call him at
(802) 849-6638 for any additional information

Email Mike Cain (President of Fairfax Historical Society)

If you have comments or suggestions on the site, please E-mail me


Please come back soon and visit our site.

Fairfax Historical Society
PO Box 145
1181 Main Street
Fairfax,VT 05454

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Henry A. Raymond
Authors: Michael Cain,President
Henry A. Raymond, Vice-President
Web Site Design: Maryann Raymond
Updated: February 7, 2010