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An Exciting Discovery About the George Stevens Pipe Organ

April 13, 2011  |  by Wilder Center  |  1 Comments

A recent trip to the Wellesley, Massachusetts Free Library helped us fill in a missing chapter of the Organ's history, and shed some additional light on Mr. Charles T. Wilder's involvement with the Congregational Church.

Wilder Center Nominated for National Historic Preservation Award

April 2, 2011  |  by Wilder Center  |  0 Comments

Lyme Properties was humbled and honored to be nominated recently for a National Trust for Historic Preservation Award by the Preservation Trust for Vermont.

Welcome to the new

February 3, 2011  |  by Wilder Center  |  0 Comments

Welcome to the new website of the Charles T. Wilder Center. Here you'll find helpful information about the Wilder Center, how you can Rent the Center for private events, as well as the history of this special building.

A Thank You To Everyone Who Worked On The Charles T. Wilder Center

November 30, 2010  |  by Lyme Properties  |  0 Comments

Everyone at Lyme Properties would like to extend a special thank you to those who made the new Wilder Center a reality. Without the hard work of everyone involved we would never have been able to complete the project in such a short timeframe, and with such wonderful results.

Wilder Center Grand Opening a Huge Success!

October 16, 2010  |  by Wilder Center  |  0 Comments

A special thank you to those who attended the Wilder Center Grand Opening on Saturday, October 16th, 2010.

"The Bell Is Ringing Again" (Valley News, 10/15/10)

October 15, 2010  |  by Wilder Center  |  0 Comments

Coverage of the Wilder Center restoration and Grand Opening in the October 15, 2010 edition of the Valley News "The Bell Is Ringing Again: Empty Church Renovated to Become Charles P. Wilder Center"

Restarting the 1928 Seth Thomas Tower Clock

October 4, 2010  |  by Wilder Center  |  0 Comments

In late September 2010 the Wilder Center's tower clock was restarted for the first time in over a decade, returning the building's iconic purple-faced clock tower back to full functionality. But what you can't see from the outside is the intricate internal mechanism that drives the four clock faces, and rings the bell at the top of every hour.

Progress Update - October 2010

October 1, 2010  |  by Lyme Properties  |  0 Comments

Lyme Properties is very pleased to announce that the renovation at 2087 Hartford Avenue is complete, and the building will be opening soon! Please join us on Saturday, October 16, 2010 to celebrate the opening of Wilder Center, the Upper Valley's premier events facility.

Progress Update - June 2010

June 1, 2010  |  by Lyme Properties  |  0 Comments

An update from the Lyme Properties team about the renovation progress at 2087 Hartford Avenue.

A Letter From Long-Time Wilder Resident Collamer M. Abbott

December 15, 2009  |  by Lyme Properties  |  0 Comments
Tags: History

A letter from Collamer Abbott, a long-time Wilder, Vermont resident born in 1919.

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