Addison Town Hall

“The Addison Town Hall sits at the center of the village of Addison Four Corners in Addison, Vermont, at the junction of VT Route 22A and VT Route 17. Addison is a rural agricultural community in Addison County, with some remaining working dairy farms. The shores of Lake Champlain make up the western edge ofContinue reading “Addison Town Hall”

Fairfield Street School: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Fairfield Street School is a historic school building at 78 Fairfield Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in 1911, it served as a school until 1970, and is now converted into residential use. It is a prominent local example of Colonial Revival architecture, designed by Burlington architect Frank Lyman Austin. ItContinue reading “Fairfield Street School: National Register of Historic Places!”

District Schoolhouse No. 2 in Georgia, Vermont

The District Schoolhouse No. 2 is in Georgia, Vermont in a rural area. Plenty of May flies for everyone! I even captured them on video. Also, just as I began to film, practically every vehicle known to man was on the road! Many people stopped to let me cross the street, which was lovely. However,Continue reading “District Schoolhouse No. 2 in Georgia, Vermont”

Emma Willard House

Today’s video is on the Emma Willard House, which is now owned by Middlebury College. This is apropos because Emma Willard was an education pioneer for women. “The Emma Willard House is a historic house at 131 South Main Street in Middlebury, Vermont, United States. Built in 1809, it was from 1809 to 1819 theContinue reading “Emma Willard House”

Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 2

My High School is going to be torn down. The plan is to build on the same site and the fifth incarnation of Burlington High School will be built. As I wrote that, my throat tightened and tears formed in my eyes. I have so many great memories of my time spent there. In thisContinue reading “Burlington High School Exterior Walkaround: Part 2”

Sudbury District School No. 3

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”

Mr. Paul S. Danyow: MY High School Principal!

I had been thinking about my high school principal, Mr. Paul S. Danyow. So, I conducted some research and discovered he was buried at the Village Cemetery in Shelburne, Vermont. That cemetery is HUGE! And I had no idea where in there he was interred. So, I contacted the Town Clerk’s Office in Shelburne. AContinue reading “Mr. Paul S. Danyow: MY High School Principal!”

INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building!

Today’s video is Part 1 of my INTERIOR visit to Waterman Building at the University of Vermont located in beautiful Burlington, Vermont! Do you know how NICE it was to film INSIDE??? No jacket, no gloves, no wishing for warmer air! Alas though, I did wear a mask. I am still understandable, though. And that’sContinue reading “INSIDE UVM’S Waterman Building!”

District No. 8 School in Georgia, Vermont

I’ve been filming in Georgia, Vermont recently and have met some absolutely lovely people along the way. “The District No. 8 School, also known locally as the Brick School, is a historic school building on United States Route 7 in Georgia, Vermont. Built in 1891, it was one of the last district schools to be built in the state, whichContinue reading “District No. 8 School in Georgia, Vermont”

Ira Allen Chapel: University of Vermont Campus

“One of Burlington’s most prominent landmarks with its gold-domed bell tower rising 165 feet above the UVM campus, Ira Allen Chapel was built to hold one thousand persons. A gift to the University from James Benjamin Wilbur of Manchester, VT, and named for the founder of the University, this facility replaced the cramped chapel spaceContinue reading “Ira Allen Chapel: University of Vermont Campus”

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