“For many years after 1808, farm implements were manufactured here. Lyman Batcheller & his sons bought the forge in 1835, and their forks became famous throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 1902 they merged with the firm making True Temper products, which re-built the Inn.”-State Historic Marker “The Old Stone Shop is the oldest andContinue reading “Old Stone Shop”
Green Hill Cemetery first burial was in 1775 and it contains 1306 graves. This is the first time I have filmed some of a cemetery whilst driving! No worries, though. I was watching the road, driving slowly and readjusting the camera as necessary.
“Little Hazard Brook once powered sawmills and slate mills as it wound its way from Glen Lake, or Screwsriver Pond, to Lake Bomoseen. From the sawmill, Hazard Brook ran underground to the waterwheel in the slate mill. An old outlet near the Barlow house may have furnished water power for earlier mills. “-Bomoseen State ParkContinue reading “Old Mill and Dam: Slate History Trail”
Whilst strolling Lakeview Cemetery recently, I discovered a governor! So, today’s video is on that man: Harold John Arthur. I often find so many interesting people buried in these places I love to visit. And then, I share them with you. I found quite a few interesting sources online. It is information you may findContinue reading “Governor Harold J. Arthur: Served 1950-1951”
Today’s video is about the Sudbury Congregational Church located in Sudbury, Vermont. According to Google Maps, it’s “formerly” the Congregational Church and Town Hall. One thing I do know for sure is that this building is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also stunning, even at dusk. What a treat to standContinue reading “Sudbury Congregational Church”
I found us another covered bridge! “The Sanderson Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge, which carries Pearl Street over Otter Creek in Brandon, Vermont. Built about 1840, it is one of Vermont’s oldest covered bridges, and is the only remaining 19th century bridge in Brandon. It was listed on the National Register of HistoricContinue reading “Sanderson Covered Bridge:Brandon, Vermont”
I drove to Sudbury, Vermont last week and truly enjoyed filming this district school. Be prepared to see some of the interior! That map pulled down in front of the chalkboard brought back great school memories for me. Will they for you, too? “The Sudbury School No. 3, also known as the Hill School, isContinue reading “Sudbury District School No. 3”
The entrance to St. Mary’s Cemetery is fairly tricky to see and is rather sudden after Google Maps tells you to head straight on the road you’re on. Also, if you decide to visit off-season, note that the gates will be chained and padlocked. You’ll have to park directly in front of those gates thatContinue reading “Strolling St. Mary’s Cemetery in Brandon, Vermont”