The Grave of Bill W.: Co-Founder of AA

https://youtube.com/shorts/fh0iIqY8SIk?feature=share “William Griffith Wilson (November 26, 1895 – January 24, 1971), also known as Bill Wilson or Bill W., was the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). AA is an international mutual aid fellowship with about two million members worldwide belonging to approximately 10,000 groups, associations, organizations, cooperatives, and fellowships of alcoholics helping other alcoholics achieveContinue reading “The Grave of Bill W.: Co-Founder of AA”

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 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”

Vanetti & Zampieri Mausoleums at Hope Cemetery

“BARRE CITY – Tullio Zampieri, 97, of White Street, died early Sunday morning July 27, 2014, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin after a brief illness and a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was surrounded by his loving family. Born Aug. 28, 1916 in Barre City, he was the son of MarioContinue reading “Vanetti & Zampieri Mausoleums at Hope Cemetery”

Shelburne Veterans Memorial

“The Monument was officially dedicated on Sunday, September 13, 2015. Dedication speech was given by Gary von Stange, Selectboard Chair.”-https://www.shelburnevt.org/266/Honor-Our-Veterans-Veterans-Monument “Veterans CommitteePurpose/Mission Statement: Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee shall provide oversight of the Veterans’ Memorial, completed in 2015, located on the Northeast corner of the Shelburne Parade Ground. Oversight includes ongoing financial support, ceremonial activities, ongoingContinue reading “Shelburne Veterans Memorial”

Hope Cemetery’s FuneraryArt: Part 3

“Hope Cemetery is a rural cemetery[1] in Barre, Vermont. The city calls itself the “Granite Capital of the World”, and the cemetery is known for the superb granite craftsmanship on its memorials and tombstones. Barre is also home to the world’s largest “deep hole” granite quarry, the Rock of Ages quarry, also known as theContinue reading “Hope Cemetery’s FuneraryArt: Part 3”

Rouleau Mausoleum at Hope Cemetery

After I filmed, I conducted some research. I discovered there is a Rouleau Granite Company. Presuming the Rouleaus buried here are related, it makes sense they would have such an amazing mausoleum. You’ll discover some other wonderful mausoleums in this video. Plus, an interesting “resume” on the back of a crypt. Come with me toContinue reading “Rouleau Mausoleum at Hope Cemetery”

Hope Cemetery #2: More Funerary Art!

“Hope Cemetery is a rural cemetery[1] in Barre, Vermont. The city calls itself the “Granite Capital of the World”, and the cemetery is known for the superb granite craftsmanship on its memorials and tombstones. Barre is also home to the world’s largest “deep hole” granite quarry, the Rock of Ages quarry, also known as theContinue reading “Hope Cemetery #2: More Funerary Art!”

Hope Cemetery’s FuneraryArt: Part 1

“Hope Cemetery is a rural cemetery[1] in Barre, Vermont. The city calls itself the “Granite Capital of the World”, and the cemetery is known for the superb granite craftsmanship on its memorials and tombstones. Barre is also home to the world’s largest “deep hole” granite quarry, the Rock of Ages quarry, also known as theContinue reading “Hope Cemetery’s FuneraryArt: Part 1”

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