Historic Marker: “This brick tavern was built by Abdiel Kent between 1833 and 1837. It served as his home, and from 1837 to 1846 was a stagecoach stop on the road from Montpelier to Canada. The Kent family settled in Calais in 1798 and this section of town is known as Kents Corners. One ofContinue reading “Kent’s Tavern: National Register!”
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North Montpelier Historic District: State Historic Marker
Inscription from StateHistoricMarker: “This small community – once called Rich’s Hollow – was settled in the late 1700s and during the 19th century was an important cultural and industrial center area. Samuel Rich created North Montpelier Pond by damming the Kingsbury Branch to power a sawmill, gristmill, and woolen mill that operated until 1970. BusinessesContinue reading “North Montpelier Historic District: State Historic Marker”
Equinox House Historic District
“The Equinox House Historic District encompasses the historic center of the village of Manchester, Vermont. It includes a small group of civic and commercial buildings around the junction of Main Street (Vermont Route 7A) and Union Street, with the luxury Equinox House hotel as its primary focus. The district, developed as a tourist destination inContinue reading “Equinox House Historic District”
History of Equinox House
“The Equinox stands as an icon of life in New England over the past two centuries. Steeped in history, The Equinox has been a hotbed for American Revolutionaries, hosted presidents and served guests in one fashion or another since 1769. REVOLUTIONARY BEGINNINGS: Originally known as the Marsh Tavern, it was here that the local CouncilContinue reading “History of Equinox House”
Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters
I filmed in St. Albans, Vermont recently and am thrilled to present the Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters! This is not merely on the National Register of Historic Places. This is actually an Historic District! It’s made up of a complex of buildings that had been used by and for the Central Vermont Railroad. Most ofContinue reading “Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters”
Stamp Mill in Bodie, California & Description!
Today’s video is all about the Standard Stamp Mill located in Bodie, California. I visited there on the Friends of Bodie Day in August 2019. Even now, it is still one of the most interesting places I’ve ever visited. I did not have my YouTube channel back then, so the second half of the videoContinue reading “Stamp Mill in Bodie, California & Description!”
INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building: Part 2
Today’s video is Part 2 of my INTERIOR visit to Waterman Building at the University of Vermont located in beautiful Burlington, Vermont! Do you know how NICE it was to film INSIDE??? No jacket, no gloves, no wishing for warmer air! Alas though, I did have to wear a mask. (I wear a mask wheneverContinue reading “INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building: Part 2”
INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building!
Today’s video is Part 1 of my INTERIOR visit to Waterman Building at the University of Vermont located in beautiful Burlington, Vermont! Do you know how NICE it was to film INSIDE??? No jacket, no gloves, no wishing for warmer air! Alas though, I did wear a mask. I am still understandable, though. And that’sContinue reading “INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building!”
BODIE, CALIFORNIA GHOST TOWN!
In today’s video, I am offering some history on Bodie, California, a former mining town turned GHOST TOWN! I visited Bodie in August 2019 on Friends of Bodie Day. In order to attend, one must become a member. It’s a great time to go! There’s a lot of energy from like-minded Bodie Foundation members. WeContinue reading “BODIE, CALIFORNIA GHOST TOWN!”
Ira Allen Chapel: University of Vermont Campus
“One of Burlington’s most prominent landmarks with its gold-domed bell tower rising 165 feet above the UVM campus, Ira Allen Chapel was built to hold one thousand persons. A gift to the University from James Benjamin Wilbur of Manchester, VT, and named for the founder of the University, this facility replaced the cramped chapel spaceContinue reading “Ira Allen Chapel: University of Vermont Campus”