https://youtube.com/shorts/-4PrBDsKl7Q?feature=share Listen to the loud sounds of the rushing Middlebury Falls. Please also enjoy the scenic beauty of the area. Imagine how well these falls powered industry because they did.
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!”
“THE FALLSThere’s only a handful of urban waterfalls that I recommend to others. Middlebury Falls is one of them. It’s a wide 18-foot block style falls that you’d swear was dammed, but it is not. It also doesn’t hurt that the town of Middlebury is also one of Vermont’s most attractive small towns, replete withContinue reading “Middlebury Falls with Close-Up!”
From Historic Marker: Inscription: “The Marble Works Memorial Bridge was constructed and generously donated by the Marble Works Partnership to the citizens of the town of Middlebury for their use and enjoyment. The bridge is dedicated to the memory of the mechanics of Middlebury who built and operated the mills and factories which, from 1774Continue reading “Marble Works Memorial Bridge”
“The Salisbury Congregational Church is a historic church in the village center of Salisbury, Vermont. Completed in 1842, it is fine local example of vernacular Greek Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The Salisbury Congregational Church is centrally located in Salisbury’s small village center, on the northContinue reading “Salisbury Congregational Church”
According to the Vermont Old Cemetery Association, this cemetery was first used in 1803 and it contains over 300 graves. From New Haven, Vermont government site: “West Cemetery is located on Field Days Road This cemetery is rarely used any more and contains numerous paupers graves from earlier years. The Town now maintains the cemetery.”-https://www.newhavenvt.com/index.asp?SEC=FF76E67E-A17F-4E15-A4D9-3AF9197F1B54&DE=6609ED74-B756-4E44-BCF1-C24D443D4169&Type=B_BASIC
From the State Historic Marker: “Born at Amherst, Mass., Silas Wright came to Weybridge as an infant and grew up here. Graduated from Middlebury College in 1815, he studied Law at Sandy Hill, N.Y.; began Law practice at Canton, N.Y. in 1819, and entered politics there. A Brigadier General by 1824, he was State Senator,Continue reading “Silas Wright Monument and Marker”
In the video, I thought the reason why the word “free” was in the name was because it was a Carnegie Library. I conducted some research and discovered that was not the case. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there were subscription libraries. People paid to be members and had exclusive use ofContinue reading “Cotton Free Library”
The Salisbury Veterans’ Park is a war memorial, which commemorates those who served in American wars and conflicts. The wars span from the Revolutionary War to the “Lebanon/Grenada/Panama Conflicts”. The Park opened in 2007 and is a product of the Salisbury Historical Society.
“Weybridge Town Hall is located on Quaker Village Road in northern Weybridge, Vermont. It was built in 1847, originally serving as the Wesleyan Methodist Church before becoming the town’s first and only town hall in 1893. A fine example of Greek Revival architecture, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1Continue reading “Weybridge Town Hall”