by Steve Pfanenstiel
September 28, 2011

Erick Tichonuk gives a tour to the Friends of Hudson Crossing Park

Erick Tichonuk gives a tour to the Friends of Hudson Crossing Park

It was the best of times.  In looking back on our time in Schuylerville, docked at the Hudson Crossing Park, I think we had a great experience.  The community really embraced us; from the welcome BBQ on Monday night, to the constant deliveries of ice, food (especially the apple cider donuts!) and well wishes.  We truly felt welcomed.

Dragonfly sculpture

Sculpture of a dragonfly in Hudson Crossing Park

The school children and other visitors to the Lois McClure and Urger seemed to enjoy the experience of seeing two so unique boats together at the same time. The weather was kindly to us and gave us unseasonably warm weather.  Even the tiny insects (the dreaded “m” word) go into the act and welcomed us with much gusto.  Take two days, add over 200 students and visitors, a dose of good weather and a great community, and you end up with a pretty great visit.

Steve Pfanenstiel
A friend of the Lois from Syracuse, Steve returns for his second year volunteering aboard.

About Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is a private non-profit museum located on the shores of Lake Champlain, just seven miles from Vergennes, Vermont. Our mission since our opening in 1985 is to share the rich history and archaeology of Lake Champlain and its surrounding region. We accomplish that through exhibits, education programs, special events, on-water activities, replica vessels, nautical archaeology research, and so much more. Learn more & get involved by visiting our website:
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