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!!”

Union Meetinghouse

From the Historic Marker: “Frederick Douglass delivered a fiery abolitionist speech here in July 1843. Born in slavery in Maryland, Douglass freed himself by escaping to the north, where he became a tireless crusader for African American freedom and equality. He was among the greatest orators and black leaders of the 19th century. The FerrisburghContinue reading “Union Meetinghouse”

Mr. Paul S. Danyow: MY High School Principal!

I had been thinking about my high school principal, Mr. Paul S. Danyow. So, I conducted some research and discovered he was buried at the Village Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont. That cemetery is HUGE! And I had no idea where in there he was interred. So, I contacted the Town Clerk’s Office in Shelburne. AContinue reading “Mr. Paul S. Danyow: MY High School Principal!”

Vergennes Station House Moved to Ferrisburgh, Vermont

“The Vergennes Station House is a historic railroad station building at 572 Vermont Route 22A in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. Built about 1851 in Vergennes, it is a rare well-preserved example of an early station house in the state of Vermont, exhibiting basic Italianate architectural features. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2021.[1] Unused since passenger train service to Vergennes was discontinuedContinue reading “Vergennes Station House Moved to Ferrisburgh, Vermont”

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