Montpelier - Then and Now

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10 Heaton Street, Heaton Hospital
When Montpelier’s Heaton Hospital was founded in 1896, it was only the third hospital in Vermont. The original quaint structure has been altered numerous times. The last large renovation was in 1952, when a large, blocky wing was added to the south…

115 Main Street, Bethany Church
In 1868 the Bethany Congregational Society built an impressive Gothic-revival church on the site of the first church building in the city. Designed by Boston architect Charles Edward Parker, the new edifice was unusually ornate for a New England…

250 Main Street, Kinstead
“Kinstead” was constructed on upper Main Street by the Board of Charities and Probation as a shelter home in 1922 on land donated to the state by the citizens of Montpelier. The facility closed in 1958 and was occupied by the Green Mountain Special…