Abandoned and Decaying House

This house had been owned by Larry Lockerby who was a taxidermist. He ran a taxidermy business from this house. There may have been an apartment on the second floor at some point. Mr. Lockerby had moved to New York and worked for the Department of Fish and Wildlife. He again had a taxidermy business.Continue reading “Abandoned and Decaying House”

Gordon-Center House: National Register!

From Architectural Firm, Arnold and Scangas: “Working for The Fish and Wildlife Department for the State of Vermont, we renovated the Gordon-Center House during a two-phase project. This 1824 building with a history associated with lake ferry operations was extensively damaged during an ice storm. A new roof was constructed and the stone masonry wasContinue reading “Gordon-Center House: National Register!”

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”

Colonel Sheldon and His Home

From the State Historic Marker: “In 1776, at the request of General Washington, Elisha Sheldon was commissioned by Congress to raise a regiment of cavalry. Named the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons, the unit served with distinction throughout the Revolutionary War. In 1791, Colonel Sheldon, his sons Major Samuel, Elisha, Jr., and George, and their familiesContinue reading “Colonel Sheldon and His Home”

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.

Paris and Anna Fletcher House

“The Paris and Anna Fletcher House is a historic house on Vermont Route 22A in Bridport, Vermont. Built about 1813 and enlarged in the 1820s, it is a fine local example of late Federal architecture, with a distinctive shallow Doric portico. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999,[1] and nowContinue reading “Paris and Anna Fletcher House”