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Bare Hill Behind the State House

Title:
Bare Hill Behind the State House
Town:
Montpelier
County:
Washington
State:
Vermont
Date:
1860 - 1876
Description:
Printed on the historic photo: "Taken from the south side of the Winooski, this picture shows the back of State Street and the bare hill that was later to become Hubbard Park (1900). The first Catholic church (background, center) was built on Court Street in 1859. To the left of it is the rectory; to the right we see what is still known as the Dewey schoolhouse." Note the extensively cleared hills in the background and foreground, and various types of wooden fences on the far slope, also the large landslide directly behind the state house. Loona Brogan writes on 2006-10-12: According to the Vermont Historical Society web site, this image is from 1874. Between 1859 and 1907, the dome was copper-plated, and painted dark red. Esther Munroe Swift writes on 2007-01-13: Note the long covered bridge, thru which the railroad tracks run.
Filename:
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Size:
5659 x 3967 pixels; 8120253 bytes
Original Filename:
Montpelier1.jpg
Keywords:
Bridges; Building,Brick; Buildings; Church buildings; Covered Bridges; Culture; Deciduous; Dwellings; Forests and Plants; Geology; Human Constructs; Landforms; Landslides; Living Things; Mass-wasting; Meandering rivers; Mountains; Nature; Outcrops (Geology); Plant communities; Public buildings; Railroad bridges; Rivers; Stone walls and Fences; Trees; Wooden fences;
Source:
Vermont Historical Society
Submitted By:
Elizabeth Stanley Mann
Submitted On:
2004-06-25
Original Media:
Photograph
Relative Dating Rationale:
Pavilion Hotel was renovated in 1876
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Aerial View of State Capitol
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Bare Hill Behind the State House
Montpelier,
1868
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Bird's Eye View of Capitol
Montpelier,
1868
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