Today’s video is the last installment of the Spear Street Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont. We’ll visit some newer graves down back, including one family’s cremains. So please join me for this stroll… “This cemetery was first used in 1794 and is still an active cemetery. A large number of the early settlers bought land inContinue reading “Strolling Spear Street Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont: Part 3”
“Garrad Burritt gave the land for the Old Section of the Village Cemetery in 1829. With over 2000+ burials, the Village cemetery is one of the most well tended, beautiful cemeteries in the State of Vermont. St. Catherine’s Cemetery is now included in the Village Cemetery.”-https://www.shelburnevt.org/222/Village-Cemetery
In today’s video, https://youtu.be/sk4JPyt3fHo, I am offering a walk of the Village Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont. This was an impromptu visit after I filmed my BRIEF History of Leaf-Peeping video nearby. I saw the street sign, which stated “To Village Cemetery” and I knew I was, well, history… Some background: “Garrad Burritt gave the landContinue reading “The Village Cemetery: Shelburne, Vermont #1”
In today’s video, https://youtu.be/HGRCQ6O-zs0, I am walking the Shelburne Road Cemetery in South Burlington, Vermont. It is one of two municipal cemeteries in this city. (Eldridge is the other.) You will NEVER see it from the road because it’s behind a line of trees. I’ve driven by it for DECADES and has no idea itContinue reading “Walking Shelburne Road Cemetery in South Burlington, Vermont”
In today’s video, https://youtu.be/uDI8IIrw1e8, you’ll see for the first time EVER: REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS’ GRAVES!! Also buried there were American Civil War soldiers, as well as World War II veterans and so many other people in between! So, come with me and enjoy a quick walk-through of the East Shoreham Cemetery in East Shoreham, Vermont!
Today’s video, https://youtu.be/vb5R-b0v1_I, is the last of my visits to the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont. In this video, you’ll see what appears to be fresh graves in some areas when, in fact, there’s not a fresh grave in that area at all. I tried to avoid stepping on them. When I did,Continue reading “Visiting Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, VT: Part 5”
Today’s video, https://youtu.be/qD4DpdlGgUw, is Part 2 of my Tour of the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont. From the 1890’s to 1963, this was a military cemetery only. “It is quiet except for the passing traffic, and it is still within sight of its namesake, Fort Ethan Allen. The military cemetery began when theContinue reading “Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2”
In today’s video, https://youtu.be/IXLSHPKbObo, we are touring the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont. “The last cemetery under the auspices of the Colchester Cemetery Advisory Committee is the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery, on College Parkway next to the old Fanny Allen Hospital. This burial ground remains well-groomed, perhaps not as meticulously as it wasContinue reading “Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 1”
Should you visit, be aware the road is a single lane with the houses clumped at the front. The cemetery, https://youtu.be/7guu3lRo3SM, is immediately on the left just past those houses. There are 2 entrances with a U-shaped road. That road is not paved. Instead, it’s 2 tire tracks with a berm of grass in theContinue reading “St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Winooski, VT: Part 3”
Today’s video, https://youtu.be/LYq3-KRtmQY, is Part 2 of my visit to St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Winooski, VT. This is a small cemetery, perhaps an acre. Should you visit, no artificial flowers are allowed. You’ll certainly recognize many of the names there. Those names are synonymous with this area of Vermont.