A John Roberts House on King Street

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/bnk41va1p1E, is about a house I saw on King Street in Burlington, VT, that looked like it had been built by John Roberts.  He was a local builder/contractor who worked between the 1870s and 1890s in Burlington until he moved to Philadelphia.  Mr. Roberts had a penchant for dressing up an otherwise non-descriptContinue reading “A John Roberts House on King Street”

Historic Adams Street Walking Tour

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/JunRgnWkdmo, is a walking tour of Adams Street in Burlington, VT.  No worries!  You’ll not actually see the walking portion and have to endure the huffing, the puffing or my seeming desire to blow the house down!  What you WILL see and hear are the brief descriptions of each house and who livedContinue reading “Historic Adams Street Walking Tour”

Watch and Listen to Falling Rain

ONE MORE BONUS VIDEO!!  Link here: https://youtu.be/OnQouBQpj2A I couldn’t resist because I LOVE the sound of falling rain! I’m not really traveling today given the rain was everywhere I wanted to go.  Enjoy the sound of the rain falling!  ASMR anyone?  #shorts

Enjoy the Sound of Rain

BONUS VIDEO!!  Link here: https://youtu.be/lT4OAnyfUjY I’m not really traveling today given the rain was falling EVERYWHERE I wanted to go.  Anyway, it was raining and I opted to film 1 minute of it.  Enjoy the sound of the rain falling!  ASMR anyone?  #shorts There is no talking.  All you’ll hear is the sound of theContinue reading “Enjoy the Sound of Rain”

King Street Tenement Houses

Greetings All!  This is Patricia and I am Traveling for History!! Today’s video, https://youtu.be/9PYlSVHwrMo, is on the King Street Tenement Houses.  All are located in the top block adjacent to South Winooski Avenue in Burlington, VT.  In this video, I share who built each building, why who the first tenants were and what they didContinue reading “King Street Tenement Houses”

Visiting the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 3

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/rzBtVULzyFg, is Part 3 of my visit to the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  The cemetery is located behind 3 buildings including Burnham Library.  I had no sooner stated I’d not seen any Burnhams yet when POOF! I found a Burnham grave.  Timing is everything!  Also in this video, I found the graveContinue reading “Visiting the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 3”

Strolling the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 2

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/h-Gn9bif_T8, is Part 2 of my visit to the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  This cemetery is the largest both in size and burials.  If you enjoy the look of the quintessential New England rural cemetery, then this is the place for you! I did not see hours posted, but I would thinkContinue reading “Strolling the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 2”

Visiting Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/J_X62uoYP7Y, I begin my visit to Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery.  This is the largest secular cemetery in Colchester both in size and burials.  It is just under 2 acres.  I found the grave of W. W. Thompson who lost 9 children to a diphtheria epidemic.  So many small gravestones… Let us strollContinue reading “Visiting Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery”

Rim Man: an Eagle Scout Project

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/Ru0d7Bp8TAc, is certainly a hidden bit and brought me giggles when I discovered it!  I had been filming Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery.  It’s the largest in both size and number of burials and is just under 2 acres.  (Videos scheduled to play soon!)  Anyway, I saw a couple of benches nearby and opted toContinue reading “Rim Man: an Eagle Scout Project”

Gorge Substation #16 in Colchester, VT

After I finished visiting St. Stephen’s Cemetery, I opted to drive to the end of Gorge Rd.  It changes from Winooski to Colchester, VT, by the way.  And what greeted me?  Gorge Substation #16!  Link here: https://youtu.be/fTVPtHAtzGQ. It’s not on Google Maps!  Google Maps shows the road as a cul-de-sac.  Heck no!  I could turnContinue reading “Gorge Substation #16 in Colchester, VT”

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