“The L’Ecole Saintes-Anges, or the Holy Angels Convent in English, is a historic religious and educational building at 247 Lake Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in 1899, it is a prominent local example of Romanesque Revival architecture, and served historically as a significant cultural center for the local French Canadian immigrantContinue reading “L’Ecole Saintes-Anges (Holy Angels School) in St. Albans, Vermont”
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The Mintzer House: Worker Housing in Burlington, Vermont
Today’s video is about a house built on Intervale Avenue in Burlington, Vermont as worker housing. The storefront that had been attached was a grocery. It’s long since been removed. It is also on the National Register of Historic Places. “The Mintzer House is a historic house at 175-177 Intervale Avenue in Burlington, Vermont. BuiltContinue reading “The Mintzer House: Worker Housing in Burlington, Vermont”
Slate History Trail – COMPANY STORE with WORKER BELL! – Bomoseen State Park, Vermont: Part 3
“…All three buildings were built in the mid-1880’s. The house to the left was the company store, built of slate and laid in cement. The store was also the company office and post office. The front of the building retains its bell, used to ring starting and quitting times at the quarries and mills. TheContinue reading “Slate History Trail – COMPANY STORE with WORKER BELL! – Bomoseen State Park, Vermont: Part 3”
Slate History Trail Leads to GHOST TOWN at Bomoseen State Park!
“During the 1800s, the village of West Castleton, Vermont was bustling with activity centered around the slate industry. Now a ghost town, you can find remains of the abandoned village within Bomoseen State Park. By taking the Slate History Trail, you can hike through the remains of West Castleton and its fascinating history. Within theContinue reading “Slate History Trail Leads to GHOST TOWN at Bomoseen State Park!”