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”

Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 1

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 reminds me of a Crayola crayon tip! Join me as I discover a side entrance into aContinue reading “Georgia Plain Cemetery: Part 1”

Georgia War Memorial

I learned about this war memorial from the President of the Georgia Historical Society. Once I knew about it, I also knew I had to film and share it with you. As the sun was setting, I couldn’t help but think about the those who gave their lives for our country. For the sun hasContinue reading “Georgia War Memorial”

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”

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #13

I strolled another section of Lakeview Cemetery yesterday. You’ll see an American Civil War grave, several smaller stones, which say “Father” or Mother” and no other name, and one plot with LOTS of family members buried around it. The first burial was in 1800. There are one 10,300 graves. In fact, Lakeview Cemetery still allowsContinue reading “Strolling Lakeview Cemetery #13”

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!”

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