Montpelier - Then and Now

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31 Barre Street, Elks Lodge 924
Present-day drivers on River Street may notice the initials “BPOE” on a chimney at the back of a building on the other side of the river. This was the former home of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE), Lodge 924, at 31 Barre Street.…

309 State Street, Toy Town Cabins
In the 1930s a small cluster of tourist cabins was built just west of the Green Mount Cemetery in Montpelier on busy Route 2, the main main east-west route from St. Johnsbury to Burlington, also known as the Theodore Roosevelt International Highway. …

21 Terrace Street, Albert Ferrin House
This is the house of Albert W. Ferrin on Middlesex Street (now Terrace Street) probably in 1892. Ferin, the treasurer of the Montpelier Savings Bank and Trust, was active in town civic and social affairs. He purchased the house in January 1892 from…