Slate History Trail – COMPANY STORE with WORKER BELL! – Bomoseen State Park, Vermont: Part 3

“…All three buildings were built in the mid-1880’s.  The house to the left was the company store, built of slate and laid in cement.  The store was also the company office and post office.  The front of the building retains its bell, used to ring starting and quitting times at the quarries and mills.  TheContinue reading “Slate History Trail – COMPANY STORE with WORKER BELL! – Bomoseen State Park, Vermont: Part 3”

Slate History Trail – GHOST TOWN MILLS – Vermont: Part 2

This video is ALL about the 2 mills.  The first one was a sawmill and we’re looking from the road into the woods at ruins.  The second was a slate mill and we’re following the trail into those woods to see what’s left of the 1868 structure.  I’m so close, I could have touched it! Continue reading “Slate History Trail – GHOST TOWN MILLS – Vermont: Part 2”

Slate History Trail Leads to GHOST TOWN at Bomoseen State Park!

“During the 1800s, the village of West Castleton, Vermont was bustling with activity centered around the slate industry. Now a ghost town, you can find remains of the abandoned village within Bomoseen State Park. By taking the Slate History Trail, you can hike through the remains of West Castleton and its fascinating history. Within theContinue reading “Slate History Trail Leads to GHOST TOWN at Bomoseen State Park!”

Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2

In today’s YouTube video, https://youtu.be/Le2FqKBPrFU, we shall meet the Merrill family among so many others… “The Merrill Cemetery, located across the road from the entrance to St. Michael’s College on College Parkway, in the Fort area of town, was quitclaim deeded over to the college by the town in August 2005. According to the DegreeContinue reading “Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 2”

Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/unTNmJaE0bA, is my tour of the Merrill Cemetery, located in Colchester, VT. “The Merrill Cemetery, located across the road from the entrance to St. Michael’s College on College Parkway, in the Fort area of town, was quitclaim deeded over to the college by the town in August 2005. According to the Degree article,Continue reading “Touring Merrill Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont”

Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 1

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/IXLSHPKbObo, we are touring the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont.  “The last cemetery under the auspices of the Colchester Cemetery Advisory Committee is the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery, on College Parkway next to the old Fanny Allen Hospital. This burial ground remains well-groomed, perhaps not as meticulously as it wasContinue reading “Touring Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, Vermont: Part 1”

Fanny Allen Cemetery, Colchester, Vermont: Walking Tour

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/M6RQx5FEMmM, I tour the Fanny Allen Cemetery in Colchester, VT.  It’s behind the former Fanny Allen Hospital.  This is a S-M-A-L-L cemetery!  The length of the video is under 18 minutes and I not only filmed each and every headstone, but also commented on many of them!  The fence was installed inContinue reading “Fanny Allen Cemetery, Colchester, Vermont: Walking Tour”

Hear My Personal Stories & Experiences with Placement of State Historic Marker at Phi Gamma Delta in Burlington, VT!

In today’s video, https://youtu.be/t-0SJwW2GR4, I share some personal stories about my involvement as President of Preservation Burlington in the placement of the state historic marker at 158 South Willard Street in Burlington, VT.  You’ll DEFINITELY want to tune in to hear about the tour offered us by the fraternity brothers who’d already graduated!  To thisContinue reading “Hear My Personal Stories & Experiences with Placement of State Historic Marker at Phi Gamma Delta in Burlington, VT!”

South Willard Street, Burlington, Vermont: Walking Tour

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/iS9c-MgAPmw, is a walking tour of South Willard Street, located in Burlington, Vermont, between Main and Maple Streets.  We are on the even-numbered side from 158 to 216.  Learn something about the building’s style and the first owner or two. South Willard Street is in the Hill Section.  And this stretch contains someContinue reading “South Willard Street, Burlington, Vermont: Walking Tour”

Strolling Lakeview Cemetery: Part 4

Today’s video, https://youtu.be/IechN0onOY8, is Part 3 of my recent stroll of Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, VT.  As I record more strolls of this beautiful cemetery, I plan to intersperse them here and there on my channel.  That place has 7 MILES of paths!  It’ll take awhile to stroll it all.  MYSTERY SOLVED!  Those flowering plantsContinue reading “Strolling Lakeview Cemetery: Part 4”

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