Warren Robinson Austin: First UN Ambassador Representing US

In today’s video, I share the incredible political rise and accomplishments of Warren Robinson Austin. He is buried at Lakeview Cemetery and has an interesting grave monument. It is a rectangular frame, which suggests a door to the afterlife. “Warren Robinson Austin (November 12, 1877 – December 25, 1962) was an American politician and diplomatContinue reading “Warren Robinson Austin: First UN Ambassador Representing US”

Douglas & Jarvis Patent Parabolic Truss Iron Bridge

Walk with me today as I show you the Douglas & Jarvis Patent Parabolic Truss Iron Bridge in Highgate, Vermont. What you won’t experience is the water spray that hit me for most of that walk. ‘Twould have been lovely on a hot summer day. Alas, it was in the upper 40’s to low 50’sContinue reading “Douglas & Jarvis Patent Parabolic Truss Iron Bridge”

Saint John’s Episcopal Church

Today’s video is on St. John’s Episcopal Church in Highgate Falls, Vermont. If you enjoyed yesterday’s video on the cemetery behind it, you may also enjoy seeing this lovely church, hearing its history and watching the walk-around. “St. John’s Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church located on the village green in the village ofContinue reading “Saint John’s Episcopal Church”

Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery

I was up in Highgate Falls, Vermont earlier this week filming a church. No worries. That’s tomorrow’s video! What did I spy behind that church? This cemetery! I walked the Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery, which is also known as the St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery. I was looking for a specific family, whom I found.Continue reading “Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery”

Could Dr. Baxter Have Killed His Children?

Yesterday’s video was on Highgate Manor. In today’s video, I found the graves of Dr. Henry Baxter and his family. The oldest child was merely 6 years at the time of death. So sad. “…Local legend says that the children of a doctor who once owned the [Highgate Manor] and performed experiments on them haveContinue reading “Could Dr. Baxter Have Killed His Children?”

Highgate Manor: A Stop on the Underground Railroad!

“Highgate Manor is a manor located on Vermont Route 207 in Highgate, Vermont.[1] It has been used as a home, as a bed and breakfast, and as a dance hall. Local legend says that the children of a doctor who once owned the house and performed experiments on them have remained in the house sinceContinue reading “Highgate Manor: A Stop on the Underground Railroad!”

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