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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