Creamery Covered Bridge: National Register!

“The Creamery Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Now closed to traffic, the Town lattice truss bridge formerly carried Guilford Road across Whetstone Brook, just south of Vermont Route 9. Built in 1879, it is Brattleboro’s last surviving 19th-century covered bridge. The Creamery Covered Bridge is about 1.5 miles (2.4Continue reading “Creamery Covered Bridge: National Register!”

Frog Hollow Stone Mill: National Register!

From SAH Archipedia: “…Farther along Mill Street, the four-story Old Stone Mill stands in essentially its 1840 form, rebuilt as a woolen mill on the foundations of John Warren’s 1813 cotton mill. Its simple stone mass epitomizes early mill and warehouse construction in the region, used for village mills, warehouses on Lake Champlain (AD40), andContinue reading “Frog Hollow Stone Mill: National Register!”

Sam Spade Covered Bridge & Old-Time ADVERTISEMENTS!!

“Plug” tobacco is another word for chewing tobacco. In a tin of modern chewing tobacco, the user pulls out the size they want with their fingers. With a plug, the user cuts the size they want. The Burlington Clothing Co. was located at 118 Church Street on the corner of Church and College Streets inContinue reading “Sam Spade Covered Bridge & Old-Time ADVERTISEMENTS!!”

Jaynes Covered Bridge: National Register!

“The Jaynes Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge, carrying Codding Hollow Road across the North Branch Lamoille River in Waterville, Vermont. Built in 1877, it is one of three 19th-century covered bridges in the town, and one of five to span the North Branch Lamoille in a five-mile span. It was listed on theContinue reading “Jaynes Covered Bridge: National Register!”

Mill Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Mill Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge that crosses the North Branch Lamoille River on Back Road in Belvidere, Vermont. Built about 1890, it is one of two surviving covered bridges in the rural community. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] The Mill Covered Bridge stands inContinue reading “Mill Covered Bridge: National Register of Historic Places!”

Cambridge Junction Rail Trail Park

Cambridge Rail Era History I Marker Inscription: The 1900’s Railway Heyday: The town continued to grow. By 1905 there were over a dozen dwellings new where you stand today. Many still exist, including the old school house, which has been converted into a home. Roscoe Fuller ran the store, a livery and a farm. WilleyContinue reading “Cambridge Junction Rail Trail Park”

Swanton War Memorial

“In memory of the soldiers from Swanton, who laid down their lives in the civil war of 1861, the town, in accordance with the decision of a large majority of voters in town-meeting assembled, have erected a beautiful monument at a cost of about $2,000. The original appropriation was $1,500, and Hon. William H. Blake,Continue reading “Swanton War Memorial”

Woodbury Town Hall: National Register!

From the National Park Service: “The Woodbury Town Hall was one of the earliest town hall buildings built in Vermont specifically for this purpose. Built in 1842, it was constructed in a vernacular Greek Revival style, typical for town halls from this period. It is an important and well-preserved example of a small Vermont governmentContinue reading “Woodbury Town Hall: National Register!”

Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!

I absolutely love the fact that the Worcester Historical Society occupies the building! From the Worcester Historical Society’s website: “The purpose of the Worcester, Vermont Historical Society is to conserve the unique story of Worcester’s past through education, preservation, restoration, and interpretation for the benefit of our posterity. The Society’s resources, collections, and archives willContinue reading “Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!”

Old White Meeting House, aka “Granny’s Attic”

“Memories of the South Hero Meeting House By Teresa Robinson (President South Hero Bicentennial Museum) In 2013 when Paige Brownell was in fourth grade at Folsom School, her social studies class took a field trip down to the Old White Meeting House. Paige felt inspired to research more about the old church when she andContinue reading “Old White Meeting House, aka “Granny’s Attic””

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