Lake Champlain Talk: A Tale of Three Gunboats

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The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host A Tale of Three Gunboats, by Arthur B. Cohn, on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the LCBP office in Grand Isle, VT.

Art Cohn is the Co-founder and Director Emeritus for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and a Research Fellow, William Clements Library, the University of Michigan.

The program will be the first of five Love the Lake programs featuring both natural and cultural heritage resource topics. This free public program begins at 6:30 pm in the Lake Champlain Basin Program Office and Vermont Fish and Wildlife Training Facility, 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, Vermont, located just north of the Grand Isle ferry entrance. Homemade desserts will be served.

Lake Champlain’s underwater shipwrecks and archeology has rich history, including vessels associated with Benedict Arnold’s fleet. The Philadelphia, the Philadelphia II and the Spitfire are some of the vessels which may be discussed at the program.

For further information, contact the Lake Champlain Basin Program at the LCBP at (802) 372-3213.

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