https://youtube.com/shorts/-4PrBDsKl7Q?feature=share Listen to the loud sounds of the rushing Middlebury Falls. Please also enjoy the scenic beauty of the area. Imagine how well these falls powered industry because they did.
From SAH Archipedia: “…Farther along Mill Street, the four-story Old Stone Mill stands in essentially its 1840 form, rebuilt as a woolen mill on the foundations of John Warren’s 1813 cotton mill. Its simple stone mass epitomizes early mill and warehouse construction in the region, used for village mills, warehouses on Lake Champlain (AD40), andContinue reading “Frog Hollow Stone Mill: National Register!”
“THE FALLSThere’s only a handful of urban waterfalls that I recommend to others. Middlebury Falls is one of them. It’s a wide 18-foot block style falls that you’d swear was dammed, but it is not. It also doesn’t hurt that the town of Middlebury is also one of Vermont’s most attractive small towns, replete withContinue reading “Middlebury Falls with Close-Up!”
From Historic Marker: Inscription: “The Marble Works Memorial Bridge was constructed and generously donated by the Marble Works Partnership to the citizens of the town of Middlebury for their use and enjoyment. The bridge is dedicated to the memory of the mechanics of Middlebury who built and operated the mills and factories which, from 1774Continue reading “Marble Works Memorial Bridge”
Today’s video is on the Emma Willard House, which is now owned by Middlebury College. This is apropos because Emma Willard was an education pioneer for women. “The Emma Willard House is a historic house at 131 South Main Street in Middlebury, Vermont, United States. Built in 1809, it was from 1809 to 1819 theContinue reading “Emma Willard House”