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Walker Volkswagen, 2013

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The Barre-Montpelier Road in Vermont was and still is known for its numerous car dealerships. The Walker Volkswagen dealership is an usual example of an modern-style show room with large windows and a soaring roof line.

DeSoto Plymouth Dealer, 1940s

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DeSoto Plymouth dealer, 265 River Street, Montpelier, Vermont. Texaco gasoline bought by Donald Walker in 1953.

Walker Motors, Inc., 1957

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Walker Motors was a Ford Dealership at 265 River Street in Montpelier, Vermont, from 1953 until 2009. This postcard shows the new 1957 Fords and a bright red Texaco star outside of the dealership

Lobster Pot Restaurant, 2001

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The Lobster Pot Restaurant, formerly located in downtown Montpelier, moved to the Barre-Montpelier Road in 1995 and took over the old Tower Restaurant building.

D.P. Thompson Monument Dedication, 1929

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A monument to Daniel P. Thompson (1795-1868), author of The Green Mountain Boys and other works, was dedicated by the DAR on May 25, 1929. Dorman B.E. Kent (1875-1951), librarian of the Vermont Historical Society, gave an address and stands at the…

Marvin House and Barn

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View of the Marvin Farm (barn and home) from directly across Route 302 in Montpelier, VT, taken in winter. The barn is to the left of the house, just off the road. A row of stone markers lines the edge of the property, separating it from the road.…

Barre-Montpelier Road as a dirt road

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This is how the stretch of Route 302 looking south towards Barre, near what is currently Cody Chevrolet (2021) in Montpelier, Vermont, looked like after electric lines were installed but before the road was paved. One can see undeveloped land with…

Vermonter Motel, 1991

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Color postcard of the Vermonter Motel, which was located adjacent to the Howard Johnson's at 1634 US Route 302 on the Barre Montpelier Road in Berlin, Vermont. The image shows a long motel building with a parking lot spanning the length of the motel.…

Vermonter Motel

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Color postcard of the Vermonter Motel, which was located adjacent to the Howard Johnson's at 1634 US Route 302 on the Barre Montpelier Road in Berlin, Vermont. In June 2013, it was demolished to provide space for the CVS Pharmacy and its parking lot.…

Twin City Motor Court with Sign

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Black and white image of the Twin City Motor Court on US Route 302/Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin, Vermont. This photograph was taken from across the road but closer in comparison to the postcard image from 1952. A free-standing sign advertises the…

Twin City Motor Court, 1952

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Black and white image of the Twin City Motor Court on US Route 302/ Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin, Vermont. The photograph is taken at a distance, from across the road. The image depicts a store with Coca-Cola signs and a Texaco gas pump out front…

Twin City Motel Interior

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Color postcard showing both an interior and exterior view of the Twin City Motel on US Route 302 in Berlin, Vermont. The upper left quadrant of the postcard shows the inside of a room or cabin at the motel, including a bed, nightstand with a radio, a…