Abandoned Vermont: Bloomfield Church

Bloomfield, VT is a small crossroads on the Connecticut River. Across the bridge is Stratford, NH. The general store is closed and not many houses populate this town. This church sits next to the town offices, the former school. Based on the piles of boxes in the windows, the church is abandoned or sorely neglected and used for storage. This poor thing has seen better days (note the missing steeple). The neighbors’ stuff is piled in the rear and on one side of the building, so I didn’t snap photos of all elevations.

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Churches seem to be common abandoned or neglected buildings. What can we do about these? Another topic for another time, perhaps.

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5 thoughts on “Abandoned Vermont: Bloomfield Church

  1. we’ve had several people buy old churches (and one room schoolhouses) and rehab them for homes here in Maine. But not nearly enough. And at some point they’re past the point of repair.

  2. Seems an incredible waste.

    Rep. Janice L Peaslee did much to save an 1893 truss bridge across the Connecticut River down river from this church. Maybe someone like her will rise to the occasion again to save this delightful structure.

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