Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!

So, why two doors? Originally, men sat on one side of the church and women on the other. Thus, it was easier to have two doors to enter and exit. This church is known by a few names. Whiting Union Church, Whiting Meetinghouse and now it’s the Whiting Community Church. Regardless of its many names,Continue reading “Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!”

Former Methodist Church in Bellows Falls DEMOLISHED in December 2021!

Today’s video is a follow-up to one I recorded in October 2021. A building, which started out as a Methodist Church, was demolished in December 2021. “The demolition of the historic former Methodist Meeting House was nearing completion Thursday, as workers from Hodgkins & Sons Inc. made more progress. An excavator was busy Thursday afternoonContinue reading “Former Methodist Church in Bellows Falls DEMOLISHED in December 2021!”

Union Meetinghouse

From the Historic Marker: “Frederick Douglass delivered a fiery abolitionist speech here in July 1843. Born in slavery in Maryland, Douglass freed himself by escaping to the north, where he became a tireless crusader for African American freedom and equality. He was among the greatest orators and black leaders of the 19th century. The FerrisburghContinue reading “Union Meetinghouse”

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