Longley Covered Bridge: National Register!

“The Longley Covered Bridge, also known as the Harnois Covered Bridge,[2] is a wooden covered bridge that crosses the Trout River in Montgomery, Vermont on Longley Bridge Road. Built in 1863, this Town lattice truss bridge is the oldest of a group of area bridges built by brothers Sheldon & Savannah Jewett. It was listedContinue reading “Longley Covered Bridge: National Register!”

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church

“St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church is a historic church building located on Vermont Route 118 in Montgomery, Vermont in the United States. Its congregation was formed in 1821 as Union Episcopal Church. Church construction began in 1833 and was completed in 1835, when it was consecrated by the Rt. Rev. John Henry Hopkins, first bishop ofContinue reading “St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church”

West Hill Covered Bridge: Lattice Truss

“The West Hill Covered Bridge, also known as the Crystal Springs Covered Bridge[2] is a wooden covered bridge that crosses West Hill Brook on Creamery Bridge Road in Montgomery, Vermont. It is one of six surviving 19th-century bridges built in Montgomery by the brothers Sheldon & Savannah Jewett. It was listed on the National RegisterContinue reading “West Hill Covered Bridge: Lattice Truss”

Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!

4127 Ethan Allen Highway (that’s Route 7) is the address and it’s located across the street from the Georgia Fire and Rescue building. This place is definitely worth your time to visit. Any of the volunteers is likely happy to share stories with you. Just ask! “The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) was started in 1975.Continue reading “Brick School Museum Closes for Season on September 24, 2022!!”

Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section

Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. The style of thisContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Oldest Section”

Playful St Elmo Colorado Chipmunks! #shorts

During my visit to ghost town, St. Elmo, Colorado back in 2013, I happened upon a lumber/woodpile. There were so many chipmunks running around, over under and through it that I felt compelled to film them. So glad I did. How adorable are these little critters?!? Am I right??? It is well-documented that the chipmunksContinue reading “Playful St Elmo Colorado Chipmunks! #shorts”

Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!

Sheldon Cemetery, also known as Sheldon Village Cemetery, was first used in 1796. There are over 1200 graves and burials are still allowed there. The oldest section is separated from the other area, where burials are still allowed. Understand, though, there are still plenty of older graves in that “newer” section. “Consuelo Bentina Northrop BaileyContinue reading “Sheldon Cemetery: Found Grave of Consuelo Bailey!”

Sounds of a Colorado Creek

I visited friends who lived in Nathrop, Colorado, back in August 2013. This was, of course, MANY years before my YouTube channel. Ferg had driven us up to St. Elmo, a ghost town. That drive was harrowing! Imagine a spiral mountain dirt road, and yes, that road was a 2-way roadway! No guardrails, even thoughContinue reading “Sounds of a Colorado Creek”

KL: A HISTORY OF THE NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS Written by: Nikolaus Wachsmann

Description: “In KL, Wachsmann fills this glaring gap in our understanding. He not only synthesizes a new generation of scholarly work, much of it untranslated and unknown outside of Germany, but also presents startling revelations, based on many years of archival research, about the functioning and scope of the camp system. Examining, close up, lifeContinue reading “KL: A HISTORY OF THE NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS Written by: Nikolaus Wachsmann”

Hawley House in Sheldon, Vermont

“Built in 1850 by Henry Hawley. This Greek Revival design home features a 2nd floor over the front porch. Trudeau home for 55 years and I’d the Kittell family 1926 to 1996.”-from Historic Main Street walking tour sheet Harold L. Smith of the Sheldon Historical Society provided the walking tour sheet to me. That wasContinue reading “Hawley House in Sheldon, Vermont”

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