Vermont - Newport

Newport, VT

Looking north and south (South Bay) along Lake Memphremagog, whose emphasis is reportedly on the third syllable with a long "A". I don't buy it.

St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church is just off of Pleasant Street (US Route 5/VT Route 105) on Prospect Street. It was built from 1905-1909 out of locally quarried granite.

Looking west along the north side of Main Street, which is also US Route 5/VT Route 105. (They turn along 3rd Street to connect from Pleasant Street.)

The stars of the city are the 1904 Federal Building and the 1886 Orleans County Courthouse, across from the Montgomery Ward building. The former, the tallest building in Newport, debuted as a U.S. District Court, post office, and customs house, though all of those uses have been discontinued in favor of being the county district court. The latter was built when the county seat was moved from Irasburg due to its being too rural. Its clock was presented by S.W. Parker in 1897.

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