The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes, Vermont, is donating its replica 1862-class sailing canal schooner Lois McClure to the Canal Society of New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the state’s historic canals. [Read more…] about Replica Sailing Canal Schooner Lois McClure Donated to Canal Society of New York
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Historical painter Ernest Haas has donated a collection of his original artworks, prints, and materials to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes, Vermont. Haas has been a longtime supporter of the museum, which already holds a few of his works.
This donation brings the total number of Haas’ original paintings held by the museum to 29. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Acquires Historical Paintings by Ernest Haas
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is dedicated to inspiring people to make personal connections to Lake Champlain through our region’s history, ecology, and archeology.
For the Museum’s archaeology team, this work of making connections includes conducting ongoing archeological research, on land and underwater; caring for our collection of artifacts and research; and managing Lake Champlain’s underwater cultural resources and the Lake Champlain Underwater Historic Preserves, a unique system of shipwrecks in the lake open for divers to explore each May–October.
The flooding and ongoing climate change are threats to our work, Lake Champlain, and the lake’s shipwrecks and other underwater cultural resources. [Read more…] about Climate Change & Lake Champlain’s Underwater History
Citizens of the New England Abenaki community will gather at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to celebrate their history and heritage on Saturday and Sunday, June 17th and 18th. [Read more…] about Abenaki Heritage Weekend, June 17-18
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) will open for the 2023 season on Saturday, May 20th. The museum will be open daily with free admission from May 20th through October 15th. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Opening May 20th
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Executive Director Susan Evans McClure, will be leaving the Museum April 21 to become Executive Director at the Vermont Arts Council. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Director Leaving Post for Vermont Arts Council
The second annual Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Virtual Archaeology Conference will take place on February 16 from 1 to 4 pm as the Museum’s archaeology team and research partners will be sharing the newest and latest discoveries from their work at Lake Champlain. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Virtual Archaeology Conference
In tandem with partners around the Champlain Valley, the exhibit and activities give the public the chance to celebrate the importance of clean water through history, action, and educational events. [Read more…] about Exhibit, Activities Mark Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary
The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will host an Abenaki Heritage Weekend, exploring the Abenaki perspective on life in the Champlain Valley, set for June 18th and 19th. [Read more…] about Abenaki Heritage Weekend at Champlain Maritime Museum
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum has announced that they will remain free for all visitors for the 2022 season. The museum will be open from May 21st through October 16th with outside and indoor exhibits, summer camps and expeditions, historic replica boats, new public programs, and more. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to Reopen For Free May 21st