St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church

“St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church is a historic church building located on Vermont Route 118 in Montgomery, Vermont in the United States. Its congregation was formed in 1821 as Union Episcopal Church. Church construction began in 1833 and was completed in 1835, when it was consecrated by the Rt. Rev. John Henry Hopkins, first bishop ofContinue reading “St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church”

Grace Episcopal Church

“Grace Church, established in 1816 as an Episcopal Society, is located [in] the village of Sheldon in the heart of rural Franklin County, Vermont….”-https://www.episcopalassetmap.org/dioceses/episcopal-church-vermont/list/grace-church Given its steeply pitched roof and gorgeous points above the doors and windows, the building appears to have been built in the Gothic Revival Style. Those two attributes can be associatedContinue reading “Grace Episcopal Church”

Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery

First used in 1828, it contains fifty graves. It is located behind the Grace Church. Green burials are available there. Some of the headstones are broken and many are unreadable.

Howden Hall Bell

“This bell was manufactured in 1866 by the Meneely Company of West Troy, New York. It was installed here at Howden Hall -The home of the Bristol Congregational Society from 1842-1890 -And the Adventist Society Congregation from 1890 to 1947 It was removed in 2006 when it was determined that the supporting timbers were noContinue reading “Howden Hall Bell”

Community Baptist Church and Parsonage: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Community Baptist Church and Parsonage are a historic church property at 2 and 10 Mountain Road in the center of Montgomery, Vermont. The church, built in 1866, is a prominently placed example of Greek Revival architecture, while the adjacent parsonage house is a well-preserved example of the Colonial Revival. The church was for manyContinue reading “Community Baptist Church and Parsonage: National Register of Historic Places!”

First Congregational Church of Orwell

“The First Congregational Church (or Orwell Congregational Church) is a historic church in Orwell, Vermont. The current meeting house was built in 1843, and is one of state’s best examples of Greek Revival ecclesiastical architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1] Architecture: The First Congregational Church stands prominently inContinue reading “First Congregational Church of Orwell”

Shoreham Congregational Church

Learn more about the Shoreham Congregational Church in today’s video. Although there is no steeple, it does offer both a 4-faced clock tower AND an absolutely GORGEOUS belfry! We can see just how amazing that master craftsman was who built this church! “Shoreham Congregational Church is a historic church on School Street in Shoreham, Vermont.Continue reading “Shoreham Congregational Church”

Whiting Community Church INTERIOR History Tour!!

After my video on the exterior of the Whiting Union Church (the original name of the Whiting Community Church) aired, Pastor Brett Cody reached out. He offered to share the history with me AND a tour of the INTERIOR! How could I refuse??? Please enjoy this exclusive look inside this wonderful church! What wonders areContinue reading “Whiting Community Church INTERIOR History Tour!!”

Addison Community Baptist Church

“The Addison Community Baptist Church is a historic church building at 4970 Vermont Route 22A in the village center of Addison, Vermont. Built in 1816 and restyled in 1849, it is one of Vermont’s oldest Baptist churches, and a good local example of Greek Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of HistoricContinue reading “Addison Community Baptist Church”

Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!

So, why two doors? Originally, men sat on one side of the church and women on the other. Thus, it was easier to have two doors to enter and exit. This church is known by a few names. Whiting Union Church, Whiting Meetinghouse and now it’s the Whiting Community Church. Regardless of its many names,Continue reading “Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!”

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