Why Does Dianne Volunteer to Repair Headstones??

All YouTube videos go live at 12:30 am Eastern Daylight Time. Join the LIVE CHAT! The chat lasts as long as the video plays. Let’s hang out!! Meet Dianne, who not only volunteers to repair headstones with the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, but her grandfather founded the organization. Her grandfather, Leon Dean, was an EnglishContinue reading “Why Does Dianne Volunteer to Repair Headstones??”

Grave Conversations

The woman from the Vermont Old Cemetery Association and I were talking shop about different aspects of cemeteries. I called them “Grave Conversations” because we touched on many subjects whilst standing in Elmwood Avenue Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont. Some of the topics covered were: -D2 cleaning solution required by the federal government -Bronze disc markersContinue reading “Grave Conversations”

Vermont Old Cemetery Association Information

“About VOCA: The Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA) was founded in 1958 to encourage the restoration and preservation of neglected and abandoned cemeteries in the State of Vermont… Some Things We Do: …Our members are constantly working in all parts of the state, in cemeteries large and small, righting and cleaning grave markers, clearing brush,Continue reading “Vermont Old Cemetery Association Information”

Cleaning Headstones: Vermont Old Cemetery Association

I am taking this opportunity to thank the Vermont Old Cemetery Association for being amenable to my filming their back-breaking work. I spent the morning, 8am to Noon, with the people who volunteer for the Vermont Old Cemetery Association. We were in Elmwood Avenue Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont. I watched and filmed them repairing andContinue reading “Cleaning Headstones: Vermont Old Cemetery Association”

LaPorte Cemetery in Morristown, Vermont: Part 1

I was driving to Wolcott, Vermont earlier this week. As I drove through Morristown, I saw the LaPorte Cemetery and thought to myself, “I must stop on my way back.” And that was because I absolutely LOVED the entrance signage! Today’s video is Part 1 of 2 of this small and lovely cemetery. This cemeteryContinue reading “LaPorte Cemetery in Morristown, Vermont: Part 1”

The Village Cemetery: Shelburne, Vermont #1

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/sk4JPyt3fHo, I am offering a walk of the Village Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont.  This was an impromptu visit after I filmed my BRIEF History of Leaf-Peeping video nearby.  I saw the street sign, which stated “To Village Cemetery” and I knew I was, well, history… Some background: “Garrad Burritt gave the landContinue reading “The Village Cemetery: Shelburne, Vermont #1”

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