"The fellow who founded it was actually an entrepreneur and he never played the organ or anything like that. He got into the organ business and eventually he had six or seven hundred employees up here in the factory and made half a million reed organs and three thousand pipe organs."
"The village was originally named Great Falls. So on the Connecticut River, there is a 52 foot falls right here, which is a good place to put a village because you have water power and whatnot. But soon you figured out boats need to get around that."
"This is the only house he ever designed and built for himself. He built it to look like a ship...And he imagined he would ride his ship-house over the mountains of Vermont, having many wonderful journeys and writing about them which is exactly what he did"
"Thomas Chittenden, we've all heard that name, at least we've heard the last name. We always talk about Chittenden county, certainly named after this guy. There's a big huge monument behind me dedicated to the first Governor of the State of Vermont."
"The walls that we see out there from the streets, those were torn down completely. A new building was built and then they pasted, for lack of a better term, this facade back onto this modern building."
"It's one of the only African-American owned farms in the state of Vermont and has been for a long, long time. We're going to talk about their history here and a really fascinating future for this property for all of us in the state of Vermont."