Historical Societies: LET’S WORK TOGETHER!!

I am writing to ask Historical Societies, with or without museums, to partner with me. I would LOVE to film your museum, talk with you about some fascinating piece of history in your area, attend a presentation and film all of these endeavors. No worries, if the thought of being on camera makes you turnContinue reading “Historical Societies: LET’S WORK TOGETHER!!”

Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!

I absolutely love the fact that the Worcester Historical Society occupies the building! From the Worcester Historical Society’s website: “The purpose of the Worcester, Vermont Historical Society is to conserve the unique story of Worcester’s past through education, preservation, restoration, and interpretation for the benefit of our posterity. The Society’s resources, collections, and archives willContinue reading “Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!”

Colchester Log Schoolhouse

“The Colchester Historical Society is celebrating this month. August marks 15 years since the old Log Schoolhouse in Colchester opened to the public as a museum and visitor center. The sights and sounds of history are alive and well in Colchester’s Airport Park. That’s where the Log Schoolhouse has been resting for the past 15Continue reading “Colchester Log Schoolhouse”

South Stone School House: National Register!

“The South Stone School House is a historic school building at Main Street and Quarry Road in Isle La Motte, Vermont. Built in 1843, it served the town as a district school until 1932, and has served as home to its historical society since then. It was probably built by James Ritchie, a noted localContinue reading “South Stone School House: National Register!”

District School No. 4 (“Corners” Schoolhouse)

“Corner’s Schoolhouse #4 This Schoolhouse was built in 1814 and is also known as the “Block Schoolhouse” for its construction of foot-thick squared-off logs, which can be seen through a stove air vent on the south wall. The timbers were laid up like a log cabin with lime-and-sand mortar. The 1 1/2 inch thick sawnContinue reading “District School No. 4 (“Corners” Schoolhouse)”

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!!”

LAST WEEK OF FREE ADMISSION AT ST. ALBANS MUSEUM!!

THIS WEEK IS THE LAST WEEK TO ENJOY FREE ADMISSION TO THE ST. ALBANS MUSEUM!! The St. Albans Museum is open Wednesday and Friday 11-4 and Saturday 10-2. Handy Cars has provided the wildly generous FREE ADMISSION in 2022. (Huge thanks to Handy Cars for that!) The money you’ve saved you could spend on theContinue reading “LAST WEEK OF FREE ADMISSION AT ST. ALBANS MUSEUM!!”

Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!

4127 Ethan Allen Highway (that’s Route 7) is the address and it’s located across the street from the Georgia Fire and Rescue building. This place is definitely worth your time to visit. Any of the volunteers is likely happy to share stories with you. Just ask! “The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) was started in 1975.Continue reading “Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!”

Visiting the Sheldon Historical Society Museum

FREE ADMISSION!! And worth a visit! Plus, it’s a lovely drive. They are open: Thursdays: 10-1 Saturdays: 1-4 The Sheldon Historical Society formed in 1991. Since then, they’ve never looked back, except in time. I visited the Sheldon Historical Society Museum after speaking with Harold Smith. Harold is a museum volunteer who focuses on socialContinue reading “Visiting the Sheldon Historical Society Museum”

GUIDED INTERIOR TOUR of Georgia Historical Society Museum!

I spent an absolutely delightful Saturday afternoon with Cindy Ploof, who is the President of the Georgia Historical Society. She offered me a GUIDED TOUR of the INTERIOR of the District School No. 8, which is the location of the Georgia Historical Society Museum. 4127 Ethan Allen Highway (that’s Route 7) is the address andContinue reading “GUIDED INTERIOR TOUR of Georgia Historical Society Museum!”

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