South Cemetery in North Hero: VERY WELL CARED FOR!

According to the North Hero Cemetery Commission, no new burial plots are available in this cemetery. The Vermont Old Cemetery Association states this cemetery “was first used in 1790 and contains 300+ graves .” This is one of the best, if not the best, maintained cemetery I’ve yet walked. Kudos to the North Hero CemeteryContinue reading “South Cemetery in North Hero: VERY WELL CARED FOR!”

Gordon-Center Dilapidated Barns

The Gordon-Center House’s barns are very likely part of the National Register of Historic Places buildings. Those three barns behind the house were built some time before 1930, about 100 years after the house. The State of Vermont owns the house, the barns, the Al Weed Fish Hatchery and the 10 acres of land onContinue reading “Gordon-Center Dilapidated Barns”

Gordon-Center House: National Register!

From Architectural Firm, Arnold and Scangas: “Working for The Fish and Wildlife Department for the State of Vermont, we renovated the Gordon-Center House during a two-phase project. This 1824 building with a history associated with lake ferry operations was extensively damaged during an ice storm. A new roof was constructed and the stone masonry wasContinue reading “Gordon-Center House: National Register!”

ABANDONED Sand Bar Inn

From Seven Days VT: ‘”Conventional wisdom holds that the first three rules for choosing commercial real estate are location, location and location. If that’s the case, what’s the deal with the old Sand Bar Inn, a long-vacant motel on the west side of the Sandbar Causeway in South Hero? If ever a spot were primeContinue reading “ABANDONED Sand Bar Inn”

Colchester Log Schoolhouse

“The Colchester Historical Society is celebrating this month. August marks 15 years since the old Log Schoolhouse in Colchester opened to the public as a museum and visitor center. The sights and sounds of history are alive and well in Colchester’s Airport Park. That’s where the Log Schoolhouse has been resting for the past 15Continue reading “Colchester Log Schoolhouse”

Industrial Past of Colchester Causeway

Inscription: “If you travel a mile north along the bike path, you’ll find a lake crossing with stunning views: a 3.5-mile causeway connecting Colchester Point to Allen’s Point in South Hero, Vermont. While thousands of bicyclists and walkers use this marble causeway for recreation, it has a very industrial past. The Rutland Railroad opened theContinue reading “Industrial Past of Colchester Causeway”

Tree Branch Chipping

https://youtube.com/shorts/uHTfQ0K1SIE?feature=share HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Well, I couldn’t help myself! I just LOVE watching tree branches get put through a chipper! I find it fascinating, to be honest. Thought you would, too.

LET’S HIT 340 SUBSCRIBERS BY NOVEMBER 30, 2022!

I know I am beyond fortunate that 329 of you have subscribed to my YouTube channel. I am so thankful that it’s hard to put into words how grateful I am. I strive to film interesting places for us. Upcoming are some cemeteries, more buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and maybe evenContinue reading “LET’S HIT 340 SUBSCRIBERS BY NOVEMBER 30, 2022!”

South Hero Inn

“The South Hero Inn is a historic commercial building at 301 United States Route 2 (corner of South Street) in the center of South Hero, Vermont. Built in 1829, it is a prominent local example of a stone building with Federal and Greek Revival features, and served as a traveler accommodation until the early 1970s.Continue reading “South Hero Inn”

Stone Bath House at Sand Bar State Park

From SAH: “The stone bathhouse at Sand Bar State Park is perhaps the single most substantial summer park building that the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) erected in Vermont. It also represents the contribution of the CCC in the development of twenty-two parks within the Vermont State Park system. The bathhouse, which measures approximately 35 ×Continue reading “Stone Bath House at Sand Bar State Park”

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