Abandoned Shed in Graveyard

This shed is one of three located inside the Georgia Plain Cemetery in Georgia, Vermont. Its front door may have a board screwed over it, but the side door is missing. There’s a hole in a portion of the roof. I liked the strong wooden shelving in the corner. I do wonder why they don’tContinue reading “Abandoned Shed in Graveyard”

Abandoned Train Station

Join me as I offer a walkaround of this interesting and abandoned train station. That bumped out building portion with windows was very likely used to sell tickets. Note the burnt parts on half the building! I am inclined to believe I was in Dorset, Vermont and this may have been the train station calledContinue reading “Abandoned Train Station”

Abandoned Barns in Vermont

I have driven by these buildings for some time now. Still know nothing about them beyond their location. I do wonder why the land behind them is mowed and these structures are left alone. That said, there does appear to be newer metal doors on the front of the place on the far left. AContinue reading “Abandoned Barns in Vermont”

Abandoned House?

According to a variety of real estate sites, this is either a single family or multi-family home. No idea if it is currently occupied. It certainly looks abandoned, given not only the building’s condition, but the lack of lawn care.

Receiving Vault with Shelves and Working Rollers!!

The first burial in Lake View Cemetery was in 1799. There are 1286 graves. Although it is across from St. Genevieve Cemetery, it is otherwise surrounded by empty land. “A receiving vault or receiving tomb,[1] sometimes also known as a public vault, is a structure designed to temporarily store dead bodies in winter months whenContinue reading “Receiving Vault with Shelves and Working Rollers!!”

Old Mill and Dam: Slate History Trail

“Little Hazard Brook once powered sawmills and slate mills as it wound its way from Glen Lake, or Screwsriver Pond, to Lake Bomoseen. From the sawmill, Hazard Brook ran underground to the waterwheel in the slate mill. An old outlet near the Barlow house may have furnished water power for earlier mills. “-Bomoseen State ParkContinue reading “Old Mill and Dam: Slate History Trail”

Remainder of Slate Mill

“The Slate Mill: In 1868, the slate company built a new mill for the preparation of purple and green flooring, billiard tables, sinks and washtubs. At the time the mill was constructed, it was one of the largest slate finishing mills in the country. The mill was powered by a waterwheel 24 feet in diameter.Continue reading “Remainder of Slate Mill”

Addison Town Hall

“The Addison Town Hall sits at the center of the village of Addison Four Corners in Addison, Vermont, at the junction of VT Route 22A and VT Route 17. Addison is a rural agricultural community in Addison County, with some remaining working dairy farms. The shores of Lake Champlain make up the western edge ofContinue reading “Addison Town Hall”

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