Torrey Hall: University of Vermont Campus

In today’s video, I am continuing my University of Vermont series. Torrey Hall is the subject today. It used to stand where Williams Science Hall is now. “Torrey Hall: Past and Presentby Sarah L. FarleyUniversity of VermontDecember, 1999      The history of Torrey Hall is one that spans more than 130 years.  In that timeContinue reading “Torrey Hall: University of Vermont Campus”

Waterman Building: University of Vermont Campus

MERRY CHRISTMAS ALL! “This large brick building with monumental Vermont marble columns facing the west side of the University Green serves as UVM’s main administration building. Built in 1940-41 to the Colonial Revival design of the McKim, Meade and White architectural firm, the Waterman Building was the gift of Senator Waterman of Denver, Colorado, asContinue reading “Waterman Building: University of Vermont Campus”

Billings Library, University of Vermont Campus in Burlington, Vermont

Let’s talk about the University of Vermont’s Billings Library today. Some of us may think of it as the Billings Student Center, but it started life as and has reverted to the Billings Library because Silver Special Collections moved there. “Prominently located on University Place overlooking the University Green, the Billings Student Center was originallyContinue reading “Billings Library, University of Vermont Campus in Burlington, Vermont”

Peirce-Spaulding House: UVM Campus, Burlington, Vermont

In today’s video, I am continuing my University of Vermont theme with the Peirce-Spaulding House, located in Burlington, Vermont. I had interviewed the daughter of Mr. Spaulding years ago. In fact, I recorded that interview on CASSETTE! She had some dementia, but was lucid enough to talk to me. I enjoyed our time. Near theContinue reading “Peirce-Spaulding House: UVM Campus, Burlington, Vermont”

Bittersweet: Home to the Environmental Program on the UVM Campus in Burlington, Vermont

https://youtu.be/-Y4XpdOrdlg “Bittersweet was built as a store in the spring of 1809 for Burlington merchant, Ichabod Tuttle (whose father, Thaddeus Tuttle, lived in nearby Grasse Mount). Prominently located on the corner of Main Street and South Prospect Street, this two-and-a-half story brick building has been altered slightly with various additions and changes to its fenestrationContinue reading “Bittersweet: Home to the Environmental Program on the UVM Campus in Burlington, Vermont”

Clement House, Home to the Admissions Office on the University of Vermont Campus in Burlington, Vermont

https://youtu.be/bkm_m53j_Us Today’s video is on the history of Clement House, home to the Admissions Office on South Prospect Street of the University of Vermont campus in Burlington, Vermont. Plus, I do a walk-around of the property. This is the first in my series of UVM buildings.  Stay tuned for more interesting places! “This Italianate styleContinue reading “Clement House, Home to the Admissions Office on the University of Vermont Campus in Burlington, Vermont”

Quinlan’s Covered Bridge: 1 of ONLY 3 LEFT in Charlotte, Vermont!

Whilst in Charlotte, Vermont yesterday and driving to my next place to film, this beautiful covered bridge loomed before me.  I knew of its existence and had printed off its history, so I could film it.  What a fun find on my way to another place I had not located!  (That’s a trek for today…)Continue reading “Quinlan’s Covered Bridge: 1 of ONLY 3 LEFT in Charlotte, Vermont!”

Starksboro Village Meeting House in Starksboro, Vermont

Today’s video is on the Starksboro Village Meeting House located in Starksboro, Vermont.  It is directly on Route 116 and parking is super easy, especially on a weekend or holiday.  The town’s office is right next door and the circular road/parking is between the buildings. “The Starksboro Village Meeting House is a historic church and town hallContinue reading “Starksboro Village Meeting House in Starksboro, Vermont”

St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Pics

Today’s video is St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Pics.  I snapped each and every one of these photos myself.  They are accompanied by lovely music.  I already have a much longer video on this topic I posted months ago, if you’re interested. “St. Joseph’s Orphanage was operated by the Sisters of Providence from 1854 to 1974.Continue reading “St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Pics”

Rockingham Meeting House: Oldest Meeting House in Vermont!

I checked out the Rockingham Meeting House recently.  The exterior is gorgeous and well-preserved.  Note the window placements.  Considering its age, I expected more uniformity with spacing.  Plus, look for that window that’s clearly crooked!  “The Rockingham Meeting House, also known as Old North Meeting House and First Church in Rockingham, is a historic civicContinue reading “Rockingham Meeting House: Oldest Meeting House in Vermont!”

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