“Demolition set for former YMCA building in Bellows Falls By Susan Smallheer, Brattleboro Reformer Sep 30, 2021 BELLOWS FALLS — The former Meeting Waters YMCA building at 66 Atkinson Street, one of the oldest church buildings in the area, will be coming down. The Rockingham Select Board, meeting in joint session with the Bellows FallsContinue reading “Oldest Methodist Church in Bellows Falls, Vermont, WILL BE DEMOLISHED IN DECEMBER 2021!”
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Rockingham Meeting-House Cemetery: REVOLUTIONARY WAR & WAR OF 1812 DEAD!!
The Rockingham Meeting-House Cemetery is located behind the Rockingham Meeting House and is one-third of the National Historic Landmark designation. The other two-thirds are the Meeting House and Receiving Tomb. I have videos on both. “The adjacent cemetery, which continues in use today, contains more than 1,000 graves, and is a treasure trove of informationContinue reading “Rockingham Meeting-House Cemetery: REVOLUTIONARY WAR & WAR OF 1812 DEAD!!”
Rockingham Meeting House: Oldest Meeting House in Vermont!
I checked out the Rockingham Meeting House recently. The exterior is gorgeous and well-preserved. Note the window placements. Considering its age, I expected more uniformity with spacing. Plus, look for that window that’s clearly crooked! “The Rockingham Meeting House, also known as Old North Meeting House and First Church in Rockingham, is a historic civicContinue reading “Rockingham Meeting House: Oldest Meeting House in Vermont!”
Receiving Tomb for the Dead: Rockingham, Vermont: Part of a National Landmark Destination!
I spent quality time down in Bellows Falls and Rockingham, Vermont last Friday. Today’s video is on the Receiving Tomb in Rockingham. This tomb is part of the National Historic Landmark, which includes the Rockingham Meeting-House Cemetery and Rockingham Meeting House. (Videos coming soon!) “A receiving vault or receiving tomb, sometimes also known as a public vault, is aContinue reading “Receiving Tomb for the Dead: Rockingham, Vermont: Part of a National Landmark Destination!”