Birthplace of Senator George F. Edmunds

“George Franklin Edmunds (February 1, 1828 – February 27, 1919) was a Republican U.S. Senator from Vermont. Before entering the U.S. Senate, he served in a number of high-profile positions, including Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives, and President pro tempore of the Vermont State Senate. Edmunds was born in Richmond, Vermont and began to study law while still a teenager; he proved an adeptContinue reading “Birthplace of Senator George F. Edmunds”

Levi P. Morton

“Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was the 22nd vice president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He also served as United States ambassador to France, as a U.S. representative from New York, and as the 31st governor of New York. The son of a Congregational minister, Morton wasContinue reading “Levi P. Morton”


I am listening to The Nuremberg Trial via Audible (and NO, this is NOT a sponsored video), written by Ann and John Tusa. Admittedly, I doubt I would read this. That said, I do enjoy listening to it. It’s fascinating material. Description (from Amazon/Audible): “Here is a gripping account of the major postwar trial ofContinue reading “THE NUREMBERG TRIAL by Ann and John Tusa: BOOK RECOMMENDATION”

Vermont’s 39th Governor: John Lester Barstow

A HUGE SHOUT-OUT to the Shelburne, Vermont Town Clerk’s Office for their help in finding this grave! They even gave me a map!! Yay! “John Lester Barstow (February 21, 1832 – June 28, 1913) was an American teacher, farmer, politician, and soldier who served as the 39th governor of Vermont, United States. Early Life: Barstow was bornContinue reading “Vermont’s 39th Governor: John Lester Barstow”

Governor Richard Snelling of Vermont

“Richard Arkwright Snelling (February 18, 1927 – August 13, 1991) was an American businessman and politician. He was most notable for his service as the 76th and 78th governor of Vermont from 1977 to 1985 and from January 10, 1991, until his death. A native of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Snelling was educated in Allentown and served inContinue reading “Governor Richard Snelling of Vermont”

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