National Clothespin Factory

“The National Clothespin Factory is a historic industrial building at One Granite Street in Montpelier, Vermont. Built in 1918, it is a significant local example of an early 20th-century wood-frame factory, and was home to the nation’s last manufacturer of wooden clothespins. Now adapted for other uses, the building was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “National Clothespin Factory”

Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Larrabee’s Point Complex consists of a collection of ferry-related buildings and structures at the western end of Vermont Route 74 in Shoreham, Vermont. Included are facilities currently used by the oldest operating ferry on Lake Champlain, the Ticonderoga-Larrabees Point Ferry, and two buildings historically associated with the ferry operation. The complex was listed onContinue reading “Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!”

Heritage Mill Museum’s NEW EXHIBIT: Mill to Mall

“Come explore the Champlain Mill’s recent past! This exhibition tells the story of the public-private partnership that enabled the preservation and rebirth of a formerly derelict industrial building as a vibrant shopping center. Visitors are encouraged to add their personal memories of the historic space to the community recollections included in the exhibition. The showContinue reading “Heritage Mill Museum’s NEW EXHIBIT: Mill to Mall”

Old Stone Blacksmith Shop: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Old Stone Blacksmith Shop is a historic building on Vermont Route 30 in Cornwall, Vermont. Probably built in the late 18th century, it is a rare example in the state of a stone blacksmith shop, with a documented history of more than century’s use for the purpose. It was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “Old Stone Blacksmith Shop: National Register of Historic Places!”

Giroux Furniture Company Building

“The Giroux Furniture Company Building is a historic commercial building at 10-18 Catherine Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in two parts (1896 and 1905), it is a reminder of the city’s railroad-related history, and served for many years as an enduring commercial presence. It was listed on the National Register ofContinue reading “Giroux Furniture Company Building”

Willard Manufacturing Company Building

Today’s video is on the Willard Manufacturing Company Building in St. Albans, Vermont. The building was re-purposed as an apartment building known as the Willard Mill Apartments. “The Willard Manufacturing Company Building is a historic factory building at 25 Stowell Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in 1896, the building saw industrialContinue reading “Willard Manufacturing Company Building”

The Mintzer House: Worker Housing in Burlington, Vermont

Today’s video is about a house built on Intervale Avenue in Burlington, Vermont as worker housing. The storefront that had been attached was a grocery. It’s long since been removed. It is also on the National Register of Historic Places. “The Mintzer House is a historic house at 175-177 Intervale Avenue in Burlington, Vermont. BuiltContinue reading “The Mintzer House: Worker Housing in Burlington, Vermont”

The William Fitzgerald Block

Today’s video is about the William Fitzgerald Block on North Champlain Street in the Old North End of Burlington,Vermont. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. “The William Fitzgerald Block is a historic mixed-use commercial and residential building at 57-63 North Champlain Street in Burlington, Vermont. Built about 1887, it is aContinue reading “The William Fitzgerald Block”

Saltus Grocery Store in Burlington, Vermont

“The Saltus Grocery Store is a historic mixed-use commercial and residential building at 299-301 North Winooski Street in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 1897, it is a well-preserved example of a neighborhood store of the period. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1] The Saltus Grocery Store is located in Burlington’sContinue reading “Saltus Grocery Store in Burlington, Vermont”

The Pioneer Mechanics Shops in Burlington, Vermont

Today’s video is all about the Pioneer Mechanics Shops located on Lake Street in Burlington, Vermont. (Or Pioneer Mechanics’ Shops, according to the writer of the information on the Historic Sites and Structures Survey.) The original four buildings were built in 1850, but burned down in 1858. Three were rebuilt later that year. Eventually, thereContinue reading “The Pioneer Mechanics Shops in Burlington, Vermont”

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