Queen City Park
Location: South Burlington
Tag(s): Lake Champlain
Video Date: 07/25/19
What is now known as Queen City park began as summer cottage vacation spots along the Central Vermont Railroad beginning in the Civil War era. After upkeep became too expensive, the railroad sold it to the Vermont Spiritualists Association. The Spiritualists made it a true thriving summer community spot. It burned down in 1939, but a subset of the Spiritualist community became the Queen City Park Association.
This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.
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