Vermont’s Naked Summer – The TikTok

Remember Vermont’s wild naked summer of 1937? I’m back with more details about the nudist craze that swept the state. Learn where it started, and how far it spread, and see rare photos of Vermonters living life in the buff. This odd fad ended as quickly as it began, but left behind unique artifacts. A…

Welcome to the Autumn in Garvin – The Oddest Town on Earth?

@christorychannel We took a trip to the charming town of Garvin, Vermont in the fall to see the leaves changing colors and experience their annual Fall Festival! There were parades marching down Main Street for Matt DemonThe highlight was seeing massive pumpkin stuck in a bridge.The fall foliage against the old buildings created such a…

The Mysterious Potato Island : Retelling its Peculiar History

A few years ago I wrote this story about Tsar Island Then it went on Spotify Today Tiktok @christorychannel Do you know the tale of Tsar’s Island and who its most famous resident was? #historical #historicalfiction #dankmemes #vermonttiktok #booktok ♬ Chopin Nocturne No. 2 Piano Mono – moshimo sound design     christopherChristopher lives in…

Hiram Hootshaw put the Fab Back into Fatality

In 1901, Vermont’s most wanted export was not timber or syrup, but a mortuary cosmetologist named Hiram Hootshaw. Though his true name was Samuel Nottingham, an escaped convict who fled to Vermont and assumed a new identity. Nottingham had been convicted as a grave robber, ironically foreshadowing his future talents. Hootshaw had a gift –…

The Latest Craze Sweeping the Nation: Miniature Golf Kickball

A new sport is taking the country by storm – miniature golf kickball. It’s a creative twist on classic miniature golf, replacing golf clubs and balls with just your foot and a kickball. I decided to give this quirky new game a try to see what all the hype was about. I walked up to…

The Tragic Story of the Statue of Prosperity,

This is the third installment of the historical fiction series.  Voiced by an AI version of a popular Youtuber, some mid-journey images, and an alternate history that includes floating and then sinking statues.    The original blurb i wrote.   @christorychannel Part 3. Historical Fiction. The Statue of Prosperity the sister to the Statue of Liberty…

Lost in Vermont – The Dinosaurs of the American Civil War

“The boys from Vermont missed the green mountains and maple trees something fierce. The hot Southern sun beating down was a misery they weren’t accustomed to. But they had a secret weapon to keep their spirits up and give the Rebs a fright – pet dinosaurs! They’d smuggled the little fellas along, claiming they were…

Lost in Vermont: The Mini Museum of Museums is Mega Weird

Lost in Vermont is a series of immaginary places that don’t actually exist but somehow feel like they do.  They are all located in the Vermont that lives in your mind. If you want to see something really wiggy and wild and maybe a little illegal go to the brand-new Vermont Museum of Museums stat. …

Get Lost: Vermont’s Reenactment Inception

I’ve an incredible “true” tale from Vermont’s storied history to share! Picture it – the autumn of 1862 in the Champlain Valley, leaves all aflutter in brilliant hues of amber, crimson and gold. A merry band of history enthusiasts, some dozen strong, have gathered atop Scoot Hill for a two-celebration to proudly commemorate a centennial…