Expansion of JOANN’S Fabrics into Aubuchon Hardware

If you think you saw my dashboard during the filming of this video, DING! DING! DING!, you are absolutely correct! In order to get both the front of JOANN’S and the former Aubuchon’s storefront in the frame, I would have to stand in the busy parking lot. It’s Christmas time, people! I am not intoContinue reading “Expansion of JOANN’S Fabrics into Aubuchon Hardware”

Composting Toilet in a Convenience Store!

From the Clivus New England Website: “The Nepon 3-ounce Foam-Flush Toilet is offered exclusively by Clivus New England and offers the highest water efficiency for your project. CNE Keys to Success Our keys to success are eliminating water-flushing toilet fixtures, source separating wastewater flows into blackwater and greywater, and allowing for the use of compostingContinue reading “Composting Toilet in a Convenience Store!”

Guess the Building’s Origins!

Tell me in the comments below how this building was used. Can you guess all 3??? If I got 2 and missed the most obvious (DUH!!!), I suspect you’ll do better than I did! The full video is tomorrow, which goes LIVE at 12:30 am!! 🙂 Join me for a LIVE CHAT as the videoContinue reading “Guess the Building’s Origins!”

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”

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