Articles

Vermont Life Winter 1977
1/18/2019

An article from the Winter 1977 edition of Vermont Life magazine.

To Father and Mother from Their Girls
1/12/2019

A 50th anniversary gift from the daughters of Elmore and Cynthia Ide, Katharine, Mary Ellen and Fanny. Illustrated by Fanny Ide.

Disastrous Fire at Passumpsic
1/4/2019

The St. Johnsbury Caledonian's account of the 1883 fire that destroyed the original Passumpsic mill.

Lighting the Village
1/4/2019

This post describes the electrification of St. Johnsbury streets in 1889, and a proposal by E. T. & H. K. Ide to install and power the lights from the water power in Passumpsic.

Big Fire at Passumpsic
1/2/2019

A newspaper article describing the 1904 fire that engulfed the second Passumpsic mill.

Large Fire
12/21/2018

A newspaper article describing the fire that consumed the original Passumpsic mill in 1883.

Millers For A Century
12/19/2018

A long newspaper article from The Caledonian published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary in 1913

E. T. Ide in Indiana
12/17/2018

A letter from E. T. to American Miller in Feb. 1914 describing the time he spent learning the milling trade in Indiana in 1865.

In Memory Of Companion Horace Knight Ide
12/17/2018

A memorial to H. K. Ide published by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States in 1897.

Millers For Five Generations
12/17/2018

A booklet published in 1953 on the occasion of the company's 140th anniversary.

My Grandfather
12/17/2018

The author of this biographical sketch of E. T. Ide, possibly a school project, is unknown but it may be Katherine Ide Sprague. Katherine was the daughter of Fanny Knights and Oliver Mitchell Wentworth Sprague. She was born in Tokyo, Japan, and lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a girl.

Recollections
12/17/2018

William Adams Ide's Recollections were compiled and published in 1951 as a booklet by his great nephew Donald Powell. They provide a tremendous insight into the history and the people behind the business.

A Vermont Milling Dynasty
12/17/2018

An article from the September 1958 issue of Eastern Feed Merchant.

Savannah
12/14/2018

Correspondence from Horace K. Ide to The Caledonian newspaper in 1876.

Woodland 1
12/14/2018

Correspondence from Horace K. Ide to The Caledonian newspaper in 1876.

Woodland 2
12/14/2018

Correspondence from Horace K. Ide to The Caledonian newspaper in 1876.

Woodland 3
12/14/2018

Correspondence from Horace K. Ide to The Caledonian newspaper in 1876.