Posts Categorized: Vermont History



Lyndonville Air Force Station, East Haven

The abandoned dinning hall at Lyndonville Air Force Station on East Mountain in East Haven, Vermont. The US Air Force built the North Concord Radar Station on top of East Mountain in 1955. Its name was changed to Lyndonville Air force Station in 1962 and then closed in 1963. In 1961, the station supposedly reported a UFO sighting just a few hours (+/-) before the reported abduction of Barney and Betty Hill on September 19-20, 1961.
Lyndonville Air Force Station – Dinning Hall
 

Lyndonville Air Force Station, Vermont – Here is a quick run down on an interesting abandoned Air Force radar station in New England. Yes, you read correctly, an abandoned radar station in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

In 1955 the US Air Force built the North Concord Radar Station on East Mountain (3,439 ft) in East Haven, Vermont. The name was changed to Lyndonville Air Force Station in 1962 and closed in 1963.

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Phineas P Gage – Cavendish, Vermont

The Gage Accident plaque in Cavendish, Vermont USA  which is part of scenic New England. This plaque is for Phineas P Gage known as the "Man With a Metal Rod in His Head".On September 13, 1848 while working for the railroad Phineas P Gage suffered massive brain damage when a 3 foot long tamping iron was blown through is head. The most interesting part of the story is he recovered from the injury, but was mentally never the same.
The Gage Accident plaque – Cavendish, Vermont USA
 

Phineas P Gage, Vermont – If your travels ever take you to Cavendish, Vermont and you enjoy oddities, here is one worth checking out. Located in the downtown section of Cavendish is a plaque bolted to a boulder in memory of Phineas P Gage, who was known as the "Man With a Metal Rod in His Head".

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