Was He Buried Alive? The Grave of Dr. Timothy Clark Smith

“EVERGREEN CEMETERY, JUST OFF OF Town Hill Road in New Haven, VT, is generally unremarkable as far as cemeteries go, except for one fascinating interment. His name was Timothy Clark Smith, and he was a 19th century doctor who suffered from taphephobia, the fear of being buried alive. This personal fact is made apparent by hisContinue reading “Was He Buried Alive? The Grave of Dr. Timothy Clark Smith”

Grave of Timothy Clark Smith – Fear of Being Buried Alive!

‘Tis the Halloween season and I’ve got a great one for you!  Let’s visit the Grave of Timothy Clark Smith.  He is buried at the Evergreen Cemetery in New Haven, Vermont.  He was terrified of being buried alive.  Since he died in 1893, it was not uncommon for people to be diagnosed as dead whenContinue reading “Grave of Timothy Clark Smith – Fear of Being Buried Alive!”

New Haven Junction Depot – New Haven, VT

During the filming, I heard the sound of a train whistle. Sure enough, the lights began to flash and the rails came down to stop traffic. I had been about to cross those tracks to access the depot and instead moved back to my car! It was exciting to watch the Amtrak train chug by!Continue reading “New Haven Junction Depot – New Haven, VT”

The Former Lampson School in New Haven, Vermont

Today’s video is the full version and not a teaser.  Third time’s the charm on this one!  First time I went to record, it was too dark.  Second time, I left my info sheet at home.  WHAT?????  45 minutes from home and no internet connection.  Ugh!  Yesterday, though, I FINALLY captured this building’s history! “The LampsonContinue reading “The Former Lampson School in New Haven, Vermont”

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