Greens Corners Cemetery

The first burial was in 1810 and the cemetery contains over 350 graves. The cemetery sits beside a “rail trail”. There used to be train track there, which the Central Vermont Railroad used. In fact, Greens Corners even had a station. Interesting information to note: I found this cemetery by driving by it. There isContinue reading “Greens Corners Cemetery”

2 Mourning Doves on My Patio!

https://youtube.com/shorts/T-68dfI9TJc?feature=share As I sat on my patio, a mourning dove flew in near me. I was surprised because they usually fly onto the sidewalk in front and then start eating from the gravel, where I sometimes sweep the nyger birdseed. They’ll eventually wander onto the patio to eat the freshest stuff! Before I even realizedContinue reading “2 Mourning Doves on My Patio!”

Montgomery House: National Register!

“The Montgomery House is a historic travel accommodation on Vermont Route 118 in the center of Montgomery, Vermont. Built in 1803, it is one of the town’s oldest buildings, and it served for many years as a social and civic center in the small community. It was listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesContinue reading “Montgomery House: National Register!”

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”

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!”

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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