New Mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery!

A few weeks ago I had filmed a section of Lakeview Cemetery. I saw 3 slabs of concrete and wondered if a crypt or mausoleum would be places there. I was there again very recently with a friend. Sure enough, today’s video answers the question!

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #14

In today’s video, I am strolling a bit of a newer area. It is nestled among older headstones and monuments. I was drawn to it because two headstones included photographs of men who died far too young. One of them was only 20! Too sad to think about. My plan with these Lakeview strolls isContinue reading “Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #14”

Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery

As I filmed in one of my favorite local cemeteries, Lakeview, I thought the trees there deserved a video of their own. Hence, the topic of today’s video. Nope, I know nothing about trees except how much I love them. Please join me as I walked around an area near the lake and enjoy theContinue reading “Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery”

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #13

I strolled another section of Lakeview Cemetery yesterday. You’ll see an American Civil War grave, several smaller stones, which say “Father” or Mother” and no other name, and one plot with LOTS of family members buried around it. The first burial was in 1800. There are one 10,300 graves. In fact, Lakeview Cemetery still allowsContinue reading “Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #13”

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #12

I strolled another section of Lakeview Cemetery recently.  The day was absolutely resplendent with sunshine and blue skies as far as the eye could see!  And the temp was in the 70’s… When Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont opened to the public in 1872, it was as a Victorian Lawn Park cemetery. Its design wasContinue reading “Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #12”

Find General O.O. Howard EASILY from Here!

“Obituary New York Times, Oct. 27, 1909 GEN. O. O. HOWARD, NOTED SOLDIER, DEAD Last of Union Commanders of The Civil War Dies at His Home in Vermont. WITH SHERMAN ON MARCH Assisted in Operations That Resulted in Gen. Johnston’s Surrender-Honored by Congress Last Year. BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 26.- Gen. Oliver O. Howard, died atContinue reading “Find General O.O. Howard EASILY from Here!”

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #11

Join me as I stroll another section of Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont. We’ll see some larger monuments with lots of family surrounding the center marker.

Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 2

My High School is going to be torn down. The plan is to build on the same site and the fifth incarnation of Burlington High School will be built. As I wrote that, my throat tightened and tears formed in my eyes. I have so many great memories of my time spent there. In thisContinue reading “Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 2”

Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 1

Today’s video is Part 1 of an exterior walkaround of Burlington High School. I graduated from this school nearly 40 years ago. I understand why it needs to be demolished. It still breaks my heart, though. I really want to film the inside of the whole school. Can anyone help me with this endeavor??? Please!Continue reading “Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 1”

World War II Deaths! Lakeview Cemetery: Part 10

The first burial was in 1800. There are over 10,300 graves. In fact, Lakeview Cemetery still accepts burials.

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