by Scott Wheeler The August issue of Vermont's Northland Journal included an article about the zoo that was located for a time at Crystal Brook Farm in Derby. A short walk from the village limits of Derby Line, Crystal Brook was founded by Clarence Kelley. The zoo was home to a selection of animals from the late 1920s until at least the 1930s. Roadside zoos, such as the one … [Read more...] about Discover the Sad, Tragic Death of Teddy the Beloved Black Bear
Travel Vermont! Although Burlington is one of the most popular destinations in Vermont, if you drive just a few miles to the north and find US Route 2, you'll find yourself in the magic and splendor of the Lake Champlain Islands. Autumn is a special time of year in the Champlain Islands with lots of things to see and do .... including apple picking, vineyard tours, farmer's … [Read more...] about Discover the Beautiful Champlain Islands During Any Season
Years ago, when I was attending North Country Union High School, in Newport, VT, I submitted an article to the "Bish" Bishop section in what was ironically called the "Vermonter" section of the Burlington Free Press. The column that "Bish" wrote for was mainly geared towards hunting and fishing, if memory serves. In 1976, as a 17-year old high school student, I noticed … [Read more...] about Enjoy A Haunting Vermonter Halloween Flashback from 1976
Vermont ghost stories, and haunted locations you can explore... The following are 13 scary locations in Vermont that might haunt you for days (or even years) to come. Each one of these creepy places are sure to appeal to your sense of curiosity and delight. It's fun to be a little scared, or at the very least intrigued, so enjoy some of these unusual places at your leisure. … [Read more...] about 13 Scary Locations in Vermont That Will Haunt You!
Check this out! Vermont's Haunted History A New Amazon Kindle Book I am proud to announce my very first Kindle Book, Vermont's Haunted History! This is the book that many of you have asked for, and it's just in time for Halloween. You can check out the preview pages to see the story index. Some Vermont ghost stories are terrifying I get a lot of emails from my loyal … [Read more...] about Get a Special Halloween Treat with Vermont’s Haunted History