The first burial in Lake View Cemetery was in 1799. There are 1286 graves. Although it is across from St. Genevieve Cemetery, it is otherwise surrounded by empty land. “A receiving vault or receiving tomb, sometimes also known as a public vault, is a structure designed to temporarily store dead bodies in winter months whenContinue reading “Receiving Vault with Shelves and Working Rollers!!”
“Levi Parsons Morton (May 16, 1824 – May 16, 1920) was the 22nd vice president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He also served as United States ambassador to France, as a U.S. representative from New York, and as the 31st governor of New York. The son of a Congregational minister, Morton wasContinue reading “Levi P. Morton”
The first burial in Lake View Cemetery was in 1799. There are 1286 graves. Although it is across from St. Genevieve Cemetery, it is otherwise surrounded by empty land. Make sure to watch my video. I entered a burial vault! See the rollers!! SO INTERESTING!!
Learn more about the Shoreham Congregational Church in today’s video. Although there is no steeple, it does offer both a 4-faced clock tower AND an absolutely GORGEOUS belfry! We can see just how amazing that master craftsman was who built this church! “Shoreham Congregational Church is a historic church on School Street in Shoreham, Vermont.Continue reading “Shoreham Congregational Church”
In this video, you’ll see the cross bearing Christ’s crucifixion and a flagpole with a single person’s name attached to it. Plus, there is a variety of graves shared as well. First used in 1863, this cemetery has 890 graves. The church of the same name closed in 2020 due to low participation. Its closureContinue reading “Strolling St. Genevieve Cemetery”
Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. It is the day we honor those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. Some history: “Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” In 1869, the head of an organization of Union veterans, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, established Decoration Day as a way forContinue reading “Shoreham War Memorial”
“The Larrabee’s Point Complex consists of a collection of ferry-related buildings and structures at the western end of Vermont Route 74 in Shoreham, Vermont. Included are facilities currently used by the oldest operating ferry on Lake Champlain, the Ticonderoga-Larrabees Point Ferry, and two buildings historically associated with the ferry operation. The complex was listed onContinue reading “Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!”