Can We CRUSH the August Sub Numbers???

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???”

Abandoned Barns in Vermont

I have driven by these buildings for some time now. Still know nothing about them beyond their location. I do wonder why the land behind them is mowed and these structures are left alone. That said, there does appear to be newer metal doors on the front of the place on the far left. AContinue reading “Abandoned Barns in Vermont”

Tracy/McEuen Cemetery

The Tracy or McEuen Cemetery was first used in 1801, although the oldest grave dates back to 1794. The cemetery has 120 graves. It is terraced and too many gravestones have fallen, broken or are leaning precariously. The cemetery is located on the East side of Route 116. It is easiest to park on theContinue reading “Tracy/McEuen Cemetery”


Ok, I’ve been wanting to offer another subscriber thank you video for some time now. I decided I would offer it once I hit 250. I now have 233. I think it’s doable. We can do this! What’s in it for you? That video will consist of my new equipment. I think it’s neat andContinue reading “LET’S HIT 250 SUBSCRIBERS BY JULY 31, 2022!”

Shelburne Veterans Memorial

“The Monument was officially dedicated on Sunday, September 13, 2015. Dedication speech was given by Gary von Stange, Selectboard Chair.”- “Veterans CommitteePurpose/Mission Statement: Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee shall provide oversight of the Veterans’ Memorial, completed in 2015, located on the Northeast corner of the Shelburne Parade Ground. Oversight includes ongoing financial support, ceremonial activities, ongoingContinue reading “Shelburne Veterans Memorial”

Abandoned House?

According to a variety of real estate sites, this is either a single family or multi-family home. No idea if it is currently occupied. It certainly looks abandoned, given not only the building’s condition, but the lack of lawn care.

Aubuchon Hardware Will Become Jo-Ann’s Fabrics After Expansion

Once I saw the notices in the window of the former Aubuchon Hardware store in South Burlington, I knew I had to see what they said. And that’s the context of this video. Those notices are faced INSIDE the building! However, there IS a zoning notice taped inside the other window for any and allContinue reading “Aubuchon Hardware Will Become Jo-Ann’s Fabrics After Expansion”

Rain Barrels: Harvesting Rainwater!

“Artsy stormwater management: I-89 northbound rest stop gets new rain barrelMay 21, 2015 By Betsy Tharpe Those passing through Williston on Interstate 89 can expect some stormwater education with an artistic flair at the northbound rest stop. Last Thursday, Lake Champlain Sea Grant (LCSG) Program Director Breck Bowden and Williston Stormwater Coordinator James Sherrard installedContinue reading “Rain Barrels: Harvesting Rainwater!”

The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark

“The steamboat Ticonderoga is one of two remaining side-paddle-wheel passenger steamers with a vertical beam engine of the type that provided freight and passenger service on America’s bays, lakes and rivers from the early 19th to the mid-20th centuries. Commissioned by the Champlain Transportation Company, Ticonderoga was built in 1906 at the Shelburne Shipyard inContinue reading “The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark”


On June 27, my birthday, I had produced a Call to Action video. I had asked for 210 subscribers by the end of the month. You know what? We hit 211!! A huge thanks for that! In today’s video, I explained why I asked. #travelingforhistory101  #subscribers #subscribe #calltoaction #thanksforsubscribing #thankyou

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