Manchester War Memorial

“The figure atop the Soldiers Monument represents a Colonial era officer, but the Monument was meant to honor all veterans from Manchester. Dedicated in 1905, the base and figure were carved at Fullerton’s Marble and Granite Works in Manchester Depot, but, according to the Manchester Historical Society’s curator, Shawn Harrington, “We have no proof positiveContinue reading “Manchester War Memorial”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 3

Today’s video is Part 3 of three parts of the Georgia Plain Cemetery. Please join me to see the graves of several firefighters and a shed that is clearly abandoned and so much more! I walked the large Georgia Plain Cemetery and focused on those graves with some of the most interesting markers. Join meContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 3”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 2

Today’s video is Part 2 of my visit to the Georgia Plain Cemetery in Georgia, Vermont. I walked the large Georgia Plain Cemetery and focused on those graves with some of the most interesting markers. Join me as I discover so many firefighters buried there! Join me as I discover a grave monument that remindsContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 2”

Shoreham War Memorial

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”

Addison War Memorial

Please help me honor those men who lived in Addison, Vermont, and who died for our country. They are forever immortalized on the bronze plaques attached to the War Memorial in the Town Square at the Four Corners in Addison, Vermont. What is a “war memorial” you may be asking. It could be some typeContinue reading “Addison War Memorial”

Village Cemetery in Whiting, Vermont

Join me as I walk part of the Village Cemetery behind the Whiting Community Church in Whiting, Vermont. I saw Revolutionary soldiers buried there. Plus, there is one of the largest tree stumps I’ve ever seen between the headstones! (It’s that brown mass between the headstones on the right in the photo below.) If thereContinue reading “Village Cemetery in Whiting, Vermont”

Find General O.O. Howard EASILY from Here!

“Obituary New York Times, Oct. 27, 1909 GEN. O. O. HOWARD, NOTED SOLDIER, DEAD Last of Union Commanders of The Civil War Dies at His Home in Vermont. WITH SHERMAN ON MARCH Assisted in Operations That Resulted in Gen. Johnston’s Surrender-Honored by Congress Last Year. BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 26.- Gen. Oliver O. Howard, died atContinue reading “Find General O.O. Howard EASILY from Here!”

Cornwall War Memorial

Whilst filming in Cornwall, Vermont recently, I saw their town monument across from the Town Hall. It is a war memorial to the men who served during the American or US Civil War and World War I. In fact, one young man died in Verdun one day prior to the signing of the Armistice, whichContinue reading “Cornwall War Memorial”

Found Heman Wood Allen, American or US Civil War While Strolling Lakeview Cemetery: Part 9

As I strolled another new-to-me section of Lakeview Cemetery, I discovered Heman Wood Allen. He was a store clerk from Westford, Vermont when he went to fight in the American or US Civil War. He served for about 14 months before he returned to Vermont. When Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont opened to the publicContinue reading “Found Heman Wood Allen, American or US Civil War While Strolling Lakeview Cemetery: Part 9”

Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery

I was up in Highgate Falls, Vermont earlier this week filming a church. No worries. That’s tomorrow’s video! What did I spy behind that church? This cemetery! I walked the Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery, which is also known as the St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery. I was looking for a specific family, whom I found.Continue reading “Highgate Falls Episcopal Church Cemetery”

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