The City of Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain Sea Grant and New York Sea Grant are hosting a Lake Champlain Maritime History Program from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the Plattsburgh City Hall auditorium. Admission is free.
A brief reception will be held from 6 to 6:30 pm with the opportunity to tour the Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes exhibit spanning more than 200 years of maritime history across New York State waters in the second-floor atrium, adjacent to the auditorium.
The evening speakers event will include: Welcome and Opening Remarks with Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Reed. An overview of Lake Champlain Sea Grant Programming with Lake Champlain Sea Grant Aquatic Resource Specialist Mark Malchoff. A keynote presentation, The Future of Our Maritime History: Shipwrecks, Marine Sanctuaries, NYS Blueway by New York Sea Grant Coastal Tourism and Recreation Specialist Dave White. A question and answer session will follow.
Plattsburgh City Hall is located at 41 City Hall Place. The auditorium is located on the second floor. For more information about the March 28 Lake Champlain Maritime History Program, contact Lake Champlain Sea Grant at SUNY Plattsburgh at (518) 564-3037.