Join me as I offer a walkaround of this interesting and abandoned train station. That bumped out building portion with windows was very likely used to sell tickets. Note the burnt parts on half the building! I am inclined to believe I was in Dorset, Vermont and this may have been the train station calledContinue reading “Abandoned Train Station”
“Ethan Allen crossed Lake Champlain to capture Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775 for “America’s First Victory.” Allen’s expedition passed through here on May 5, 1775. Nathan Beman from Manchester guided the expedition into the fort; John Roberts of Manchester was the head of the expedition’s largest immediate family. In 1777, after evacuating Ft. TiContinue reading “The Revolutionary War from a State Historic Marker”
Green Hill Cemetery first burial was in 1775 and it contains 1306 graves. This is the first time I have filmed some of a cemetery whilst driving! No worries, though. I was watching the road, driving slowly and readjusting the camera as necessary.
https://youtube.com/shorts/fh0iIqY8SIk?feature=share “William Griffith Wilson (November 26, 1895 – January 24, 1971), also known as Bill Wilson or Bill W., was the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). AA is an international mutual aid fellowship with about two million members worldwide belonging to approximately 10,000 groups, associations, organizations, cooperatives, and fellowships of alcoholics helping other alcoholics achieveContinue reading “The Grave of Bill W.: Co-Founder of AA”
“The figure atop the Soldiers Monument represents a Colonial era officer, but the Monument was meant to honor all veterans from Manchester. Dedicated in 1905, the base and figure were carved at Fullerton’s Marble and Granite Works in Manchester Depot, but, according to the Manchester Historical Society’s curator, Shawn Harrington, “We have no proof positiveContinue reading “Manchester War Memorial”
“The Equinox stands as an icon of life in New England over the past two centuries. Steeped in history, The Equinox has been a hotbed for American Revolutionaries, hosted presidents and served guests in one fashion or another since 1769. REVOLUTIONARY BEGINNINGS: Originally known as the Marsh Tavern, it was here that the local CouncilContinue reading “History of Equinox House”
The Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is 5.2 miles of paved road. It is the longest privately owned toll road in the United States. A friend and I paid the $30 bucks (car plus 1 passenger) to drive to the top of Mount Equinox via the Skyline Drive toll road. At the top, among other things,Continue reading “Crest of Mount Equinox”
“History of the Hearthstones: The fireplace hearths at the Sky Line Inn are quite unique, and to tell about them one must delve a little into the past. In the late 1800’s it was quite the fashion to climb on foot to the summit of Mount Equinox by one of the several trails that thenContinue reading “1800’s Graffiti Written in Stone at Mount Equinox Summit”
On July 23, 2022, I asked if we could hit 250 subscribers by the end of the month. I had 232 subscribers (and THANK YOU FOR SUBSCRIBING!) at that time. So, I was asking for 18 more before August 1. There was a point when I was averaging 2-3 per day, so, I thought itContinue reading “Can We CRUSH the August Sub Numbers???”
A friend wanted to visit Dellwood Cemetery because she has relatives buried there. Although we never found her family, we did find the gorgeous marble monuments of the Levis Family. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find any information on them online. That said, I know how much we enjoyed looking at these graveContinue reading “The Levis Family Buried at Dellwood Cemetery”
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