Abandoned House?

According to a variety of real estate sites, this is either a single family or multi-family home. No idea if it is currently occupied. It certainly looks abandoned, given not only the building’s condition, but the lack of lawn care.

Levi P. Morton

“Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was the 22nd vice president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He also served as United States ambassador to France, as a U.S. representative from New York, and as the 31st governor of New York. The son of a Congregational minister, Morton wasContinue reading “Levi P. Morton”

Community Baptist Church and Parsonage: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Community Baptist Church and Parsonage are a historic church property at 2 and 10 Mountain Road in the center of Montgomery, Vermont. The church, built in 1866, is a prominently placed example of Greek Revival architecture, while the adjacent parsonage house is a well-preserved example of the Colonial Revival. The church was for manyContinue reading “Community Baptist Church and Parsonage: National Register of Historic Places!”

First Congregational Church of Orwell

“The First Congregational Church (or Orwell Congregational Church) is a historic church in Orwell, Vermont. The current meeting house was built in 1843, and is one of state’s best examples of Greek Revival ecclesiastical architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1] Architecture: The First Congregational Church stands prominently inContinue reading “First Congregational Church of Orwell”

Whiting Community Church INTERIOR History Tour!!

After my video on the exterior of the Whiting Union Church (the original name of the Whiting Community Church) aired, Pastor Brett Cody reached out. He offered to share the history with me AND a tour of the INTERIOR! How could I refuse??? Please enjoy this exclusive look inside this wonderful church! What wonders areContinue reading “Whiting Community Church INTERIOR History Tour!!”

Addison Community Baptist Church

“The Addison Community Baptist Church is a historic church building at 4970 Vermont Route 22A in the village center of Addison, Vermont. Built in 1816 and restyled in 1849, it is one of Vermont’s oldest Baptist churches, and a good local example of Greek Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of HistoricContinue reading “Addison Community Baptist Church”

The First Congregational Church of Cornwall Parsonage

Today’s video is about the First Congregational Church of Cornwall Parsonage. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a private residence now and so beautifully kept! “The First Congregational Church of Cornwall Parsonage is a historic house at 18 Vermont Route 74 in the center of Cornwall, Vermont. Built inContinue reading “The First Congregational Church of Cornwall Parsonage”

Monkton Town Hall

“Monkton Town Hall is a historic government building on Monkton Ridge Road in Monkton, Vermont. Built in 1859, it is a fine local example of Greek Revival architecture. For many years it was the site of town meetings, and it now houses the town offices. It was listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesContinue reading “Monkton Town Hall”

Stannard House: A Good Example of Local Greek Revival Style Architecture

Today’s video is on the Stannard House in Burlington, Vermont. It stands on the corner of George and Pearl Streets and is a good example of a Greek Revival Style home. Built in 1849-50 by Dr. Ashbel Pitkin to be used as both his home and medical practice, it was later owned by General GeorgeContinue reading “Stannard House: A Good Example of Local Greek Revival Style Architecture”

Charlotte Center Historic District in Charlotte, Vermont

The Charlotte Center Historic District suffered two major setbacks, which is why it’s an Historic District. The Charlotte Center Historic District was on the original alignment of US Route 7. The first blow was when US Route 7 was realigned. Route 7 is now perpendicular to Church Hill Road. The second came after the CentralContinue reading “Charlotte Center Historic District in Charlotte, Vermont”

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