From the National Park Service: “The Woodbury Town Hall was one of the earliest town hall buildings built in Vermont specifically for this purpose. Built in 1842, it was constructed in a vernacular Greek Revival style, typical for town halls from this period. It is an important and well-preserved example of a small Vermont governmentContinue reading “Woodbury Town Hall: National Register!”
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Worcester Town Hall: National Register of Historic Places!
“Worcester Town Hall is the historic center of civic activity in Worcester, Vermont. Built in 1912 at the center of the rural community’s main village, it has served since then as home to the community’s town meetings, and for social gatherings and events. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.Continue reading “Worcester Town Hall: 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!”
Weybridge Town Hall
“Weybridge Town Hall is located on Quaker Village Road in northern Weybridge, Vermont. It was built in 1847, originally serving as the Wesleyan Methodist Church before becoming the town’s first and only town hall in 1893. A fine example of Greek Revival architecture, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1Continue reading “Weybridge Town Hall”
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”
Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!
So, why two doors? Originally, men sat on one side of the church and women on the other. Thus, it was easier to have two doors to enter and exit. This church is known by a few names. Whiting Union Church, Whiting Meetinghouse and now it’s the Whiting Community Church. Regardless of its many names,Continue reading “Whiting Meetinghouse: State Register of Historic Places!”
Cornwall Town Hall
“The Cornwall Town Hall is located at 2629 Vermont Route 30 in Cornwall, Vermont. Built in 1880 and enlarged in 1905 to also house the local Grange chapter, it is one of the rural community’s few examples of Italianate architecture, and has served as a community meeting point since its construction. It was listed onContinue reading “Cornwall Town Hall”
Sudbury Congregational Church
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”