Invitation to Membership
The Vermont Philatelic Society was organized in 1956 by a group
of pioneer philatelists under the guidance of Dr. Donald H.
Johnstone. The first meeting was held in Burlington, Vt on
July 6, 1957. The original charter groups of 75 collectors
has expanded to members throughout the United States, although the
vast majority of our members live in Vermont.
The aim of the Society is to cultivate and promote the study of
all aspects of philately pertinent to Vermont, and to publish that
The Annual meeting of the Vermont Philatelic Society is held
each year in October in conjunction with the Crossroads Stamp Show
in Quechee, Vermont.
The Vermont Philatelist is the official quarterly publication of
the Society. A subscription (either printed or electronic)
is included with each membership. Beginning as a two-page
newsletter, it was first published in May 1956 with Dr. Johnstone
as its founding editor. Now a journal of 28 pages, printed
in color, the Vermont Philatelist carries illustrated articles on
all aspects of Vermont philately, especially postal history.
Original articles are welcomed and should be sent to the Glenn
Estus, VP Editor, PO Box 451, Westport, NY 12993 or to
2018 Dues are $20.00 (printed journal) or $10.00 (emailed