Monthly Archives: March 2011

Then and Now: Tom Larsen


Tom came to the museum as a volunteer at the tender age of 13. Despite starting with the mind numbing task of painting trim, he stuck with it and managed to get time in the blacksmith shop, as well as … Continue reading

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Regional Rowing Teams travel to “Snow Row”


On Saturday March 12th, four youth teams, two from Vergennes Middle and High School, one from Mount Abraham Union Middle and High School and one from Burlington High School traveled to Hull, Massachusetts as part of the Lake Champlain Maritime … Continue reading

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Troop 624 Visits LCMM


by Alex Lehning As a Conservation Technician with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, I spend the majority of my time doing research, preserving artifacts, and documenting our archeological collections. Each day in the Conservation Lab I have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Keeping Things Hot in the Dead of Winter


by Erick Tichonuk If I had a dollar for every person who says to me, “So, with the museum closed for the winter it must be pretty slow down there,” our economic worries would be fewer.  I need to correct … Continue reading

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Looking for a Big Stick


by Erick Tichonuk I’ve always felt wooden boats have a lot of character.  Like people with strong character, wooden boats often have idiosyncrasies that require some attention.  Our schooner is a lovely creature, and as time goes on she gets … Continue reading

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