Montpelier State House, Vermont-93E1862

Montpelier became the capital in 1808, when the first State House was built.  Second State House , built in 1838 was destroyed by fire in 1857, similar to this third structure on the site completed in 1859.

Montpelier State House, Vermont -93E1869

Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge, Northfield Vermont-93E1838

It is one of five surviving 19th-century covered bridges in the town, and one of three on the same road. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.  It is the westernmost of three covered bridges on Cox Brook Road; the other two are the Northfield Falls Covered Bridge (crossing the river), and the Lower Cox Brook Covered Bridge, which will show in next posts. The bridge is of Queen post truss design, its two trusses 51.5 feet (15.7 m) in length, and resting on abutments either faced or rebuilt in concrete.

Upper Covered Bridge, Vermont -93E1838-2

Upper Covered Bridge, Vermont -93E1838-3