Popple Dungeon Pest House

Sometimes I have a small piece of local history but not enough information to write about it. In those cases I often ask people I know if they know anything about that subject. Such was the case with the Popple … Continued

Yankee Ingenuity

As the old saying goes, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Nowhere in this country is that more evident than on New England farms. A perfect example would be the Doodlebug. During World War 2, small farms needed but couldn’t … Continued

Haunted Places in Vermont

  Looking for a place to get spooked this year? Visit one of these scary locations and discover haunted Vermont.   Brattleboro Retreat Tower, Brattleboro, Vt. – The tower was built between the years 1887 – 1892, by patients of … Continued

Danny Bagley & Buffalo Bill

  When I was a kid growing up in Chester there was an old cowboy who used to ride his horse to town. At that same time “Big Floss” ran a taxi in Chester. Big Floss and my mother were … Continued

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