St. Albans Raiders Try to BURN Bridge!

From the State Historic Marker: “On their retreat to Canada after an attack on St. Albans, a 22-man Confederate detachment rode into Sheldon near dark. Crossing a covered bridge which stood on the site, they set it on fire, but alert village citizens saved the bridge. In great haste to escape an aroused countryside, theContinue reading “St. Albans Raiders Try to BURN Bridge!”

Manchester War Memorial

“The figure atop the Soldiers Monument represents a Colonial era officer, but the Monument was meant to honor all veterans from Manchester. Dedicated in 1905, the base and figure were carved at Fullerton’s Marble and Granite Works in Manchester Depot, but, according to the Manchester Historical Society’s curator, Shawn Harrington, “We have no proof positiveContinue reading “Manchester War Memorial”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 3

Today’s video is Part 3 of three parts of the Georgia Plain Cemetery. Please join me to see the graves of several firefighters and a shed that is clearly abandoned and so much more! I walked the large Georgia Plain Cemetery and focused on those graves with some of the most interesting markers. Join meContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 3”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 2

Today’s video is Part 2 of my visit to the Georgia Plain Cemetery in Georgia, Vermont. I walked the large Georgia Plain Cemetery and focused on those graves with some of the most interesting markers. Join me as I discover so many firefighters buried there! Join me as I discover a grave monument that remindsContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 2”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 1

I walked the large Georgia Plain Cemetery and focused on those graves with some of the most interesting markers. Join me as I discover so many firefighters buried there! Join me as I discover a grave monument that reminds me of a Crayola crayon tip! Join me as I discover a side entrance into aContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 1”

GUIDED INTERIOR TOUR of Georgia Historical Society Museum!

I spent an absolutely delightful Saturday afternoon with Cindy Ploof, who is the President of the Georgia Historical Society. She offered me a GUIDED TOUR of the INTERIOR of the District School No. 8, which is the location of the Georgia Historical Society Museum. 4127 Ethan Allen Highway (that’s Route 7) is the address andContinue reading “GUIDED INTERIOR TOUR of Georgia Historical Society Museum!”

Georgia War Memorial

I learned about this war memorial from the President of the Georgia Historical Society. Once I knew about it, I also knew I had to film and share it with you. As the sun was setting, I couldn’t help but think about the those who gave their lives for our country. For the sun hasContinue reading “Georgia War Memorial”

Saint Albans Museum TEASER VIDEO

I had the great fortune of meeting with Lisa Evans, the Executive Director of the Saint Albans Museum. She offered me a tour of this wonderful place. This is an Historical Society museum. What does that mean? An Historical Society preserves its area’s history. Oftentimes, they are the keepers of the objects, too. The SocietyContinue reading “Saint Albans Museum TEASER VIDEO”

Shoreham War Memorial

Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. It is the day we honor those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. Some history: “Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” In 1869, the head of an organization of Union veterans, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, established Decoration Day as a way forContinue reading “Shoreham War Memorial”

Addison War Memorial

Please help me honor those men who lived in Addison, Vermont, and who died for our country. They are forever immortalized on the bronze plaques attached to the War Memorial in the Town Square at the Four Corners in Addison, Vermont. What is a “war memorial” you may be asking. It could be some typeContinue reading “Addison War Memorial”

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