History of Equinox House

“The Equinox stands as an icon of life in New England over the past two centuries. Steeped in history, The Equinox has been a hotbed for American Revolutionaries, hosted presidents and served guests in one fashion or another since 1769. REVOLUTIONARY BEGINNINGS: Originally known as the Marsh Tavern, it was here that the local CouncilContinue reading “History of Equinox House”

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!”

The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark

“The steamboat Ticonderoga is one of two remaining side-paddle-wheel passenger steamers with a vertical beam engine of the type that provided freight and passenger service on America’s bays, lakes and rivers from the early 19th to the mid-20th centuries. Commissioned by the Champlain Transportation Company, Ticonderoga was built in 1906 at the Shelburne Shipyard inContinue reading “The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark”

National Clothespin Factory

“The National Clothespin Factory is a historic industrial building at One Granite Street in Montpelier, Vermont. Built in 1918, it is a significant local example of an early 20th-century wood-frame factory, and was home to the nation’s last manufacturer of wooden clothespins. Now adapted for other uses, the building was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “National Clothespin Factory”

Fuller Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Fuller Covered Bridge, also known as the Blackfalls Covered Bridge[2] is a wooden covered bridge that crosses Black Falls Brook in Montgomery, Vermont on Fuller Bridge Road. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] The bridge is one of a concentrated regional collection built by brothers Sheldon & SavannahContinue reading “Fuller Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!”

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”

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,[1] and nowContinue reading “Paris and Anna Fletcher House”

Chipman’s Point Ferry Complex

“Chipman’s Point is a historic 19th-century ferry complex on Chipman Point Road in Orwell, Vermont. The complex includes two early 19th-century stone warehouses, a former Lake Champlain ferry landing site (used until 1975), and the foundational remains of the Chipman Point Hotel. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1] Chipman’sContinue reading “Chipman’s Point Ferry Complex”

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