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”

Aubuchon Hardware Will Become Jo-Ann’s Fabrics After Expansion

Once I saw the notices in the window of the former Aubuchon Hardware store in South Burlington, I knew I had to see what they said. And that’s the context of this video. Those notices are faced INSIDE the building! However, there IS a zoning notice taped inside the other window for any and allContinue reading “Aubuchon Hardware Will Become Jo-Ann’s Fabrics After Expansion”

Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Larrabee’s Point Complex consists of a collection of ferry-related buildings and structures at the western end of Vermont Route 74 in Shoreham, Vermont. Included are facilities currently used by the oldest operating ferry on Lake Champlain, the Ticonderoga-Larrabees Point Ferry, and two buildings historically associated with the ferry operation. The complex was listed onContinue reading “Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!”

Heritage Mill Museum’s NEW EXHIBIT: Mill to Mall

“Come explore the Champlain Mill’s recent past! This exhibition tells the story of the public-private partnership that enabled the preservation and rebirth of a formerly derelict industrial building as a vibrant shopping center. Visitors are encouraged to add their personal memories of the historic space to the community recollections included in the exhibition. The showContinue reading “Heritage Mill Museum’s NEW EXHIBIT: Mill to Mall”

EMPTY SEARS STORE AT UNIVERSITY MALL IN SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT

“Sears, Roebuck and Co.,[4] commonly known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded in 1892 by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck and reincorporated in 1906 by Richard Sears and Julius Rosenwald. What began as a mail ordering catalog company migrated to opening retail locations in 1925, the first in Chicago,Continue reading “EMPTY SEARS STORE AT UNIVERSITY MALL IN SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT”

Giroux Furniture Company Building

“The Giroux Furniture Company Building is a historic commercial building at 10-18 Catherine Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in two parts (1896 and 1905), it is a reminder of the city’s railroad-related history, and served for many years as an enduring commercial presence. It was listed on the National Register ofContinue reading “Giroux Furniture Company Building”

TEASER VIDEO: NEW EXHIBIT AT THE MILL MUSEUM IN WINOOSKI, VERMONT

I AM OFFERING A 30-DAY FUNDRAISER ON INSTAGRAM FOR THE HERITAGE WINOOSKI MILL MUSEUM. THE MILL MUSEUM WILL RECEIVE 100% OF THE DONATIONS. If you agree that we must support our more intimately-sized museums, then please consider donating whatever you can to this wonderful place. Thank you!! The Mill Museum at the Champlain Mill inContinue reading “TEASER VIDEO: NEW EXHIBIT AT THE MILL MUSEUM IN WINOOSKI, VERMONT”

EMPTY: South Burlington Aubuchon Hardware Store!

In today’s video, I am showing you the empty space of what has been the Aubuchon Hardware store in South Burlington, Vermont. 🙁 I still miss my hardware store. I do travel to the one in Shelburne, but only if I must go down there anyway. It’s 6 miles one way and that’s not aContinue reading “EMPTY: South Burlington Aubuchon Hardware Store!”

Saltus Grocery Store in Burlington, Vermont

“The Saltus Grocery Store is a historic mixed-use commercial and residential building at 299-301 North Winooski Street in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 1897, it is a well-preserved example of a neighborhood store of the period. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1] The Saltus Grocery Store is located in Burlington’sContinue reading “Saltus Grocery Store in Burlington, Vermont”

Closing of Sears Store at U-Mall in S. Burlington, VT

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/VJK7ioezom4, is a photo series on the closing of the Sears store at University Mall in South Burlington, VT.  The last Sears in Vermont finally shuttered in February 2020. I had enjoyed shopping there.  I certainly bought my share of tools from them.  Even better was when I purchased a utility cart.  IContinue reading “Closing of Sears Store at U-Mall in S. Burlington, VT”

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