Monthly Archives: September 2011

History Comes Alive in Essex


by Tom Larsen August 24, 2011 We left Plattsburgh heading into a strong south wind, slowing our progress considerably.  Traveling with the Lois has given me a greater appreciation for the patience and pace of the 1800s.  Thankfully, we are … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Adventures


by Isaac Parker August 21, 2011 Shortly after arriving at Plattsburgh, a good portion of the crew left to go back to LCMM for the 18th Century Crafts and Trades event.  The rest of us prepared the boat for its … Continue reading

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Get Lost, Asian Clams!


By Sarah L. Tichonuk Last week, divers from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum again made the trek to beautiful Lake George to assist the FUND for Lake George in their Asian Clam eradication project with funding from the Lake Champlain … Continue reading

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A Visit to Plattsburgh


by Sal Larsen August 20, 2011 We arrived in Plattsburgh on Thursday, August 18th, and tied up on the North side of town at the Wilcox Dock.  It is a fine landing, sandy with big shade trees and stretches of … Continue reading

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Flood Update


The chronological timeline of blog posts is being interrupted to bring you this current update on the situation of the Lois McClure and her future plans… We had planned to visit Fort Edward, NY as part of our Farm, Forest and … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Get Better Than This


by Erick Tichonuk August 16, 2011 We’ve always had a fantastic reception in St. Albans Bay.  Several of the crew, including myself, have roots in Franklin County so it’s like going home.  This was our fourth visit and I sometimes … Continue reading

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A Visit to Shelburne Shipyard


by Art Cohn August 6, 2011 We receive so much support from the community that we look for opportunities to acknowledge that assistance. Recently, while traveling the lake at the start of our Farm, Forest and Fishery Tour; Sailing for … Continue reading

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