The Revolutionary War from a State Historic Marker

“Ethan Allen crossed Lake Champlain to capture Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775 for “America’s First Victory.” Allen’s expedition passed through here on May 5, 1775. Nathan Beman from Manchester guided the expedition into the fort; John Roberts of Manchester was the head of the expedition’s largest immediate family. In 1777, after evacuating Ft. TiContinue reading “The Revolutionary War from a State Historic Marker”

Hathaway’s Tavern: National Register!

“Hathaway’s Tavern is a historic public accommodation at 255 North Main Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont, United States. Built in 1793, it is the city’s oldest surviving building, and was briefly used as the seat of the Franklin County government. A private residence since 1805, it was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “Hathaway’s Tavern: National Register!”

Tavern on Mutton Hill in Charlotte, Vermont

Today’s video is about the Tavern on Mutton Hill in Charlotte, Vermont. Fun story about using Google Maps as my GPS. Directions were to turn onto Church Hill Road. Okey dokey. “Turn right onto Tavern Road.” Um, there was NO Tavern Road. There was a Mutton Hill Road to my left. From there was aContinue reading “Tavern on Mutton Hill in Charlotte, Vermont”

Stagecoach Inn: Leicester, Vermont

https://youtu.be/fI5CUVtssbE I was in Leicester, Vermont on Friday, November 19, 2021 to film today’s video on the Stagecoach Inn.  Its condition is poor.  Paint peeling, galvanized roof rusting, most windows boarded up with those few other windows not having their blinds fully drawn, give an aura of an abandoned building.  It’s sad for a placeContinue reading “Stagecoach Inn: Leicester, Vermont”

Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2

In today’s YouTube video, https://youtu.be/Le2FqKBPrFU, we shall meet the Merrill family among so many others… “The Merrill Cemetery, located across the road from the entrance to St. Michael’s College on College Parkway, in the Fort area of town, was quitclaim deeded over to the college by the town in August 2005. According to the DegreeContinue reading “Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2”

Hickok-Burlington Cotton Company Tenement Building

“The Hickock-Burlington Cotton Company Tenement Building, https://youtu.be/uIreTN4IZDE, is probably one of the oldest surviving buildings at Winooski Falls. The structure was originally constructed to serve as a store for Reuben Harmon in 1811. Although Harmon lost the store to creditors less than seven months after it opened, the building continued to serve as a storeContinue reading “Hickok-Burlington Cotton Company Tenement Building”

The Old Stone House in Winooski, VT

Greetings All!!  This is Patricia and I am Traveling for History! Today’s video is on The Old Stone House in Winooski, VT. Link here: https://youtu.be/CH18djk0IBk.  It is the likely the oldest building in Winooski and the last one standing from the just-post Revolutionary War.  Watch my video to learn more! Thank you for subscribing toContinue reading “The Old Stone House in Winooski, VT”

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