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39 School Street

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Montpelier businessman Lewis Bartlett Cross, his chauffeur, daughter Carrie, and an unidentified woman pose in a 1911 Cadillac touring car in front of their 39 School Street home. L. Bart, as he was known, was the son of the founder of C.H. Cross &…

39-41 College Street

After the Newbury Seminary purchased the Sloan U.S. Army General Hospital in Montpelier in 1866, school administrators built a wooden, three-story central dormitory using remnants of the old Civil War hospital. This building was used by a succession…

12 Main Street

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The property at 12 Main Street has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past 90 years. A Texaco Station was built there in 1932. At first it was called Sequin’s Service Station; later and longer it was known as Nun’s Service Station. In the…

97 College Street

Dean K. Lillie, Montpelier alderman and one-term mayor, shown here in his 1914 Stanley Steamer 606 roadster,, lived with his wife and family in this Italianate house at 97 College Street from 1907 until 1932. Lillie was in the granite industry in…

Marvin Street

This is what real estate development along Marvin and Bingham Streets looked like in the mid-1930s. Bingham Street, seen running left to right in these photos, was built in 1895 by Morton Marvin who owned the house at 100 East State Street.…

34 School Street, Baptist Church

The most colorful church in Montpelier was the First Baptist Church on School Street, separated from the city’s “big three” churches on Main Street by several of blocks. Designed in 1868 by local architect A. M. Burnham, the building featured many…

56 East State Street, Charles H. Cross House

At one time, the Italianate house at 56 East State Street had an impressive view of the village and a sweeping side driveway from the street, as shown in this 1885 watercolor by itinerant painter James F. Gilman. This was the home that successful…

Statue of Ethan Allen at Vermont State House

Photograph of the statue of Ethan Allen by Larkin Mead at the Vermont State House in Montpelier. The sculpture was destroyed in the 1940s and replaced by a replica.

Hessian canon

Photograph of a cannon captured from the Hessians in the Revolutionary War. This photograph was taken in the Vermont State House.

Washington County Courthouse

Photograph of the Washington County Courthouse at 65 State Street in Montpelier, Vermont.

Edward Dewey House, Montpelier, Vermont

Photograph of the Edward Dewey House at 120 State Street in Montpelier, Vermont. Edward Dewey, the brother of Admiral George Dewey, was the president of National Life Insurance Company, founded by his father, Julius Yemens Dewey. Edward Dewey moved…

Post office, Montpelier, Vermont

Photograph of the post office and federal building on State Street in Montpelier, Vermont. The building opened in 1891 and was demolished in early 1963 to make room for a new post office and federal building.