The Story Behind Vermont’s Round School House Will Give You Chills

In today’s digital age, it’s pretty easy to find out about someone with a Google search and a few clicks of the mouse. But this certainly wasn’t how things worked back in the 1800s, and it wasn’t until after Dr. John Wilson’s death in 1847 that the townsfolk discovered who he really was. The trusted school teacher was actually the infamous highway robber “Captain Thunderbolt!” Let’s take a look at the round school house in VT where Wilson’s true identity went unknown until after his death.

OK, the schoolhouse story in VT is real (and scary!) but we’re moving on… Check out the 100 mile view that everyone can see!