Note that all the photos are Black & White. The beauty of that is both the incredible details that are more visible and even the ethereal quality of some of these hauntingly abandoned buildings. I don’t care for the very small font. It appears to be a size 10 Times New Roman font. Good luckContinue reading “Ghostly Ruins by Harry Skrdla Book Recommendation”
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I saw this abandoned farmstead as I was returning from filming. All I can tell you is that it’s on Route 14. Otherwise, I would be guessing as to its location. Behind the house and barn were another house and some other building, as I recall. Someone is using the back porch to stack andContinue reading “Abandoned Farmstead?”
Gordon-Center House: National Register!
From Architectural Firm, Arnold and Scangas: “Working for The Fish and Wildlife Department for the State of Vermont, we renovated the Gordon-Center House during a two-phase project. This 1824 building with a history associated with lake ferry operations was extensively damaged during an ice storm. A new roof was constructed and the stone masonry wasContinue reading “Gordon-Center House: National Register!”
Hyde Log Cabin: In Same Family for ~150 YEARS!!
State Historic Marker Inscription: “This pioneer log cabin was one of the first buildings constructed in this area. Built from cedar logs by Jedediah Hyde, Jr., an engineer and veteran of the Revolutionary War, it was the home of the Hyde family for over 150 years. The cabin has one large room, heated by aContinue reading “Hyde Log Cabin: In Same Family for ~150 YEARS!!”
Hyde Log Cabin Storyboard
From the storyboard: “Jedediah Hyde, Jr. (1761-1824) surveyed the Grand Isle area with his father after the American Revolution. In 1783 he built his cabin near here. Settling in Grand Isle permanently about 1787, he and his wife Betsey raised their ten children in this cabin. It was subsequently owned and occupied by members ofContinue reading “Hyde Log Cabin Storyboard”
Paris and Anna Fletcher House
“The Paris and Anna Fletcher House is a historic house on Vermont Route 22A in Bridport, Vermont. Built about 1813 and enlarged in the 1820s, it is a fine local example of late Federal architecture, with a distinctive shallow Doric portico. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999, and nowContinue reading “Paris and Anna Fletcher House”