Pearl Milisci, Switchboard Operator’s, Office Burlington High School

“PEARL MILISCI OBITUARY PEARL E. MILISCI COLCHESTER: Pearl E. Milisci, 90, of Colchester, died on Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, in Green Mountain Nursing Home. She was born in Colchester on Aug. 16, 1918, the daughter of the late William and Edith (Holtz) Proulx. Pearl retired from Burlington High School after 21 years as the switchboardContinue reading “Pearl Milisci, Switchboard Operator’s, Office Burlington High School”

Burlington High School Kitchen: To Be Demolished!

I was granted permission to film the INTERIOR of a few areas inside of A Building. These areas included the auditorium, cafeteria and gymnasium. I also filmed the kitchen and a very short video of the area where the switchboard operator, Pearl Milisci, had worked. I say “area” because that space had been enlarged. ThisContinue reading “Burlington High School Kitchen: To Be Demolished!”

Burlington High School Cafeteria: Soon To Be Demolished!

When I attended Burlington High School, there were long and heavy brown tables used as lunch tables. In fact, when I sat for the SATs, those same tables were used again. Nowadays, round tables are the norm. Each seats eight students. I have been told that the cafeteria is actually quieter now. Students are noContinue reading “Burlington High School Cafeteria: Soon To Be Demolished!”

BHS Gymnasium

According to the woman who escorted me around A Building, the newer bleachers will be removed and used in the new gym. They may need to cut them down some because they are too wide. I took two gym classes when I was at BHS. The first one was an aerobics class and the onlyContinue reading “BHS Gymnasium”

Burlington High School Auditorium

As I was recording my video in the Burlington High School auditorium, I had wanted to share stories of my time in the Drama Club at BHS. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and it was out of my control. Thus, you will be able to find those stories right here. I shall share stories and hopefully,Continue reading “Burlington High School Auditorium”

Woodbury Graded School: National Register!

National Park Service: “The town of Woodbury had been served by several small scattered schoolhouses until 1914 when the centrally located Woodbury Graded School was constructed. Architecturally, it is an excellent example of an early 20th-century rural Vermont graded school. Its construction and history embody the economic and social history of the community, while itsContinue reading “Woodbury Graded School: National Register!”

Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!

I absolutely love the fact that the Worcester Historical Society occupies the building! From the Worcester Historical Society’s website: “The purpose of the Worcester, Vermont Historical Society is to conserve the unique story of Worcester’s past through education, preservation, restoration, and interpretation for the benefit of our posterity. The Society’s resources, collections, and archives willContinue reading “Worcester Village School: National Register of Historic Places!”

Old White Meeting House, aka “Granny’s Attic”

“Memories of the South Hero Meeting House By Teresa Robinson (President South Hero Bicentennial Museum) In 2013 when Paige Brownell was in fourth grade at Folsom School, her social studies class took a field trip down to the Old White Meeting House. Paige felt inspired to research more about the old church when she andContinue reading “Old White Meeting House, aka “Granny’s Attic””

Guess the Building’s Origins!

Tell me in the comments below how this building was used. Can you guess all 3??? If I got 2 and missed the most obvious (DUH!!!), I suspect you’ll do better than I did! The full video is tomorrow, which goes LIVE at 12:30 am!! 🙂 Join me for a LIVE CHAT as the videoContinue reading “Guess the Building’s Origins!”

Colchester Log Schoolhouse

“The Colchester Historical Society is celebrating this month. August marks 15 years since the old Log Schoolhouse in Colchester opened to the public as a museum and visitor center. The sights and sounds of history are alive and well in Colchester’s Airport Park. That’s where the Log Schoolhouse has been resting for the past 15Continue reading “Colchester Log Schoolhouse”

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