Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!

Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. “Consuelo Bentina Northrop BaileyContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!”

Emma Willard House

Today’s video is on the Emma Willard House, which is now owned by Middlebury College. This is apropos because Emma Willard was an education pioneer for women. “The Emma Willard House is a historic house at 131 South Main Street in Middlebury, Vermont, United States. Built in 1809, it was from 1809 to 1819 theContinue reading “Emma Willard House”

Mary Catherine Arthur: Became a Lawyer in 1929!!

“Mary C. Arthur Oct 5, 2004 Updated Oct 17, 2018 BURLINGTON/MORRISTOWN – Mary C. Arthur, a longtime Burlington attorney, died peacefully at her residence in Morristown, Vt., on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004. Born Mary Catherine Alafat in Burlington on Dec. 11, 1904, she was the youngest daughter of Lebanese immigrants Elias N. and Madeline (Attea)Continue reading “Mary Catherine Arthur: Became a Lawyer in 1929!!”

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