Greens Corners Cemetery

The first burial was in 1810 and the cemetery contains over 350 graves. The cemetery sits beside a “rail trail”. There used to be train track there, which the Central Vermont Railroad used. In fact, Greens Corners even had a station. Interesting information to note: I found this cemetery by driving by it. There isContinue reading “Greens Corners Cemetery”

Montgomery House: National Register!

“The Montgomery House is a historic travel accommodation on Vermont Route 118 in the center of Montgomery, Vermont. Built in 1803, it is one of the town’s oldest buildings, and it served for many years as a social and civic center in the small community. It was listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesContinue reading “Montgomery House: National Register!”

West Hill Covered Bridge: Lattice Truss

“The West Hill Covered Bridge, also known as the Crystal Springs Covered Bridge[2] is a wooden covered bridge that crosses West Hill Brook on Creamery Bridge Road in Montgomery, Vermont. It is one of six surviving 19th-century bridges built in Montgomery by the brothers Sheldon & Savannah Jewett. It was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “West Hill Covered Bridge: Lattice Truss”

Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!

4127 Ethan Allen Highway (that’s Route 7) is the address and it’s located across the street from the Georgia Fire and Rescue building. This place is definitely worth your time to visit. Any of the volunteers is likely happy to share stories with you. Just ask! “The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) was started in 1975.Continue reading “Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!”

Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section

Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. The style of thisContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section”

Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!

Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. “Consuelo Bentina Northrop BaileyContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!”

Sounds of a Colorado Creek

I visited friends who lived in Nathrop, Colorado, back in August 2013. This was, of course, MANY years before my YouTube channel. Ferg had driven us up to St. Elmo, a ghost town. That drive was harrowing! Imagine a spiral mountain dirt road, and yes, that road was a 2-way roadway! No guardrails, even thoughContinue reading “Sounds of a Colorado Creek”

KL: A HISTORY OF THE NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS Written by: Nikolaus Wachsmann

Description: “In KL, Wachsmann fills this glaring gap in our understanding. He not only synthesizes a new generation of scholarly work, much of it untranslated and unknown outside of Germany, but also presents startling revelations, based on many years of archival research, about the functioning and scope of the camp system. Examining, close up, lifeContinue reading “KL: A HISTORY OF THE NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS Written by: Nikolaus Wachsmann”

Hawley House in Sheldon, Vermont

“Built in 1850 by Henry Hawley. This Greek Revival design home features a 2nd floor over the front porch. Trudeau home for 55 years and I’d the Kittell family 1926 to 1996.”-from Historic Main Street walking tour sheet Harold L. Smith of the Sheldon Historical Society provided the walking tour sheet to me. That wasContinue reading “Hawley House in Sheldon, Vermont”

Grace Episcopal Church

“Grace Church, established in 1816 as an Episcopal Society, is located [in] the village of Sheldon in the heart of rural Franklin County, Vermont….”-https://www.episcopalassetmap.org/dioceses/episcopal-church-vermont/list/grace-church Given its steeply pitched roof and gorgeous points above the doors and windows, the building appears to have been built in the Gothic Revival Style. Those two attributes can be associatedContinue reading “Grace Episcopal Church”

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