Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/unTNmJaE0bA, is my tour of the Merrill Cemetery, located in Colchester, VT. “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 Degree article,Continue reading “Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont”

Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/qD4DpdlGgUw, is Part 2 of my Tour of the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont.  From the 1890’s to 1963, this was a military cemetery only.  “It is quiet except for the passing traffic, and it is still within sight of its namesake, Fort Ethan Allen. The military cemetery began when theContinue reading “Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2”

Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 1

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/IXLSHPKbObo, we are touring the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont.  “The last cemetery under the auspices of the Colchester Cemetery Advisory Committee is the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery, on College Parkway next to the old Fanny Allen Hospital. This burial ground remains well-groomed, perhaps not as meticulously as it wasContinue reading “Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 1”

Fanny Allen Cemetery, Colchester, Vermont: Walking Tour

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/M6RQx5FEMmM, I tour the Fanny Allen Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  It’s behind the former Fanny Allen Hospital.  This is a S-M-A-L-L cemetery!  The length of the video is under 18 minutes and I not only filmed each and every headstone, but also commented on many of them!  The fence was installed inContinue reading “Fanny Allen Cemetery, Colchester, Vermont: Walking Tour”

Visiting the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 3

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/rzBtVULzyFg, is Part 3 of my visit to the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  The cemetery is located behind 3 buildings including Burnham Library.  I had no sooner stated I’d not seen any Burnhams yet when POOF! I found a Burnham grave.  Timing is everything!  Also in this video, I found the graveContinue reading “Visiting the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 3”

Strolling the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 2

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/h-Gn9bif_T8, is Part 2 of my visit to the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  This cemetery is the largest both in size and burials.  If you enjoy the look of the quintessential New England rural cemetery, then this is the place for you! I did not see hours posted, but I would thinkContinue reading “Strolling the Village Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 2”

Visiting Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/J_X62uoYP7Y, I begin my visit to Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery.  This is the largest secular cemetery in Colchester both in size and burials.  It is just under 2 acres.  I found the grave of W. W. Thompson who lost 9 children to a diphtheria epidemic.  So many small gravestones… Let us strollContinue reading “Visiting Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery”

Rim Man: an Eagle Scout Project

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/Ru0d7Bp8TAc, is certainly a hidden bit and brought me giggles when I discovered it!  I had been filming Colchester, VT’s Village Cemetery.  It’s the largest in both size and number of burials and is just under 2 acres.  (Videos scheduled to play soon!)  Anyway, I saw a couple of benches nearby and opted toContinue reading “Rim Man: an Eagle Scout Project”

Gorge Substation #16 in Colchester, VT

After I finished visiting St. Stephen’s Cemetery, I opted to drive to the end of Gorge Rd.  It changes from Winooski to Colchester, VT, by the way.  And what greeted me?  Gorge Substation #16!  Link here: https://youtu.be/fTVPtHAtzGQ. It’s not on Google Maps!  Google Maps shows the road as a cul-de-sac.  Heck no!  I could turnContinue reading “Gorge Substation #16 in Colchester, VT”

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