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!”

Former Methodist Church in Bellows Falls DEMOLISHED in December 2021!

Today’s video is a follow-up to one I recorded in October 2021. A building, which started out as a Methodist Church, was demolished in December 2021. “The demolition of the historic former Methodist Meeting House was nearing completion Thursday, as workers from Hodgkins & Sons Inc. made more progress. An excavator was busy Thursday afternoonContinue reading “Former Methodist Church in Bellows Falls DEMOLISHED in December 2021!”

Union Meetinghouse

From the Historic Marker: “Frederick Douglass delivered a fiery abolitionist speech here in July 1843. Born in slavery in Maryland, Douglass freed himself by escaping to the north, where he became a tireless crusader for African American freedom and equality. He was among the greatest orators and black leaders of the 19th century. The FerrisburghContinue reading “Union Meetinghouse”

Leicester Meeting House in Leicester, Vermont

https://youtu.be/nwdp2PQCABk Today’s film topic is the Leicester Meeting House in Leicester, Vermont.  It is located directly off of Route 7 and is abundantly easy to find.  Note that a couple of windows could use some attention.  Better to fix now than wait until the repairs are very expensive. Also wondering what those “drawers” are forContinue reading “Leicester Meeting House in Leicester, Vermont”

Quaker-Friends Cemetery in South Starksboro, Vermont

In today’s video, we visit the cemetery associated with the South Starksboro Meeting House.  It is also known as the Quaker-Friends Cemetery in South Starksboro, Vermont.  This was filmed in late October 2021. I found the grave of a single Union soldier of the US or American Civil War. He was buried in the lastContinue reading “Quaker-Friends Cemetery in South Starksboro, Vermont”

Starksboro Village Meeting House in Starksboro, Vermont

Today’s video is on the Starksboro Village Meeting House located in Starksboro, Vermont.  It is directly on Route 116 and parking is super easy, especially on a weekend or holiday.  The town’s office is right next door and the circular road/parking is between the buildings. “The Starksboro Village Meeting House is a historic church and town hallContinue reading “Starksboro Village Meeting House in Starksboro, Vermont”

South Starksboro Friends Meeting House: OLDEST QUAKER MH IN VERMONT!!

I visited the OLDEST QUAKER MEETING HOUSE IN VERMONT!! This time of the year, I could see through the trees the houses. Otherwise, it would have felt like the middle of nowhere. It’s located on a well-maintained dirt road. I thought could hear water, but not sure from where. I enjoyed the drive and wasContinue reading “South Starksboro Friends Meeting House: OLDEST QUAKER MH IN VERMONT!!”

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