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The 417 Boy Scouts of Three Rivers District


417 Boy Scouts from Vermont’s Three Rivers District took over the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum this past Saturday for a full day of fun, learning, and hands-on activities. These young men are from Chittenden, Franklin, Grand isle, and Western Lamoille counties … Continue reading

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Mount Abe High School’s visit to LCMM’s Conservation Lab


by Paul Gates On April 11, students from Mount Abraham Union High School visited the Conservation Lab, eager to learn about the wonders of preservation. As part of our mission here at LCMM we strive to educate the public about … Continue reading

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Parents’ Night at the Boatshop


Wednesday, March 23 was Parents’ Night at the LCMM Boat Shop. Since January, students from the Diversified Occupations (D.O.) program at Middlebury’s Hannaford Career Center have been hard at work building a 32′ pilot gig at LCMM’s Boat Shop four days … Continue reading

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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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Monster Iron Artifacts


by Paul Gates In addition to preserving small artifacts such as grapeshot rounds, nails, and tools, the archaeologists at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Conservation Lab also work on much larger objects. Anchors, cannons, and mechanical parts constitute this group … Continue reading

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Notes from the Boatshop: Gig building and repair


by Nick Patch Eight students from the Diversified Occupations (D.O.) program at the Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury, Vermont are coming to the LCMM boat shop four days a week through May to build a 32’ pilot gig.  They are … Continue reading

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