Architecture in Poultney
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Located .2 miles east of the East Poultney green on a side road parallel to Rt. 140 East, the road to Middletown Springs. This cemetery contains many beautifully carved old stones with interesting verses…
Following some years of union with the Congregational Church of Poultney and the Baptist Church of Middletown, the East Poultney Baptist Church was organized in 1802.
The Federal style church, designed and constructed by master builder Elisha Scott, was built in 1805 at a cost of $6,000. An addition costing $2,000 was made in 1839. Considered to be one of the outstanding Federal style churches in Vermont, it is located on the green in East Poultney…
Time continues to change the nature, but not the character, of this unique landmark. This 1808 building began as the Federal-style brick home of Thomas Ashley, one of the early setters of Poultney. That structure forms the central part of what is now The Stonebridge.
In 1840 the home was purchased by Merritt Clark who added the two wings and Greek Revival front. Here he opened the first bank of Poultney in the west wing, placing the bank vault in the cellar of this wing where the foundation walls are five feet thick. It is listed on the National Historic Registry as the Merritt Clark House…