Job Opening: Director of Development

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Position Summary: Direct and Manage all development efforts in direct support of the Museum. Status: Full-time Salary Range: $45,000 to $60,000 Duties & Responsibilities: Annual Fundraising: Identify and cultivate new major donors. Continue and improve the process to steward existing donors. Connect Executive Directore (ED) with potential key donors and arrange/accompany on calls. Help create the Annual Report. Compile and …

Marketing & Social Media Intern

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FILLED Marketing & Social Media Intern Do you like photographing events? Social media? Are you ready for a challenge? Job Title: Marketing & Social Media Intern Department: Marketing & Business Development Supervisor: Gregg Banse, Director of Marketing & Business Development Full Time Seasonal Position Dates: May 20 – October 20, 2018 Position Summary You will assist the Director in documenting …

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Fellowship Opportunity: Digital Mapping

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FILLED Job Title: Digital Mapping Fellow Department: Maritime Research Institute (MRI) Supervisor: Patricia Reid, Collections Manager Full Time Seasonal Position Dates: ~ June 4 – August 10, 2018 Position Summary LCMM is launching a multi-year research and exhibit initiative that will produce a GIS-based map of the Champlain Valley. The map will have several layers that will show the archaeological …

AmeriCorps Member Erin King Joins LCMM

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Hello, my name is Erin King and I am one of this year’s AmeriCorps members at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. I am from a small town in Missouri right on the Missouri River. I had a pretty amazing introduction to the natural world through family trips and excursions into my home state’s many parks and waterways. From an early …

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Ship’s Log: Schooner Lois McClure, Tonawanda & Buffalo

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Erick Tichonuk, Tonawanda & Buffalo With the Niagara Escarpment and Lockport in the rearview mirror (just a figure of speech, we don’t have a rear view mirror on the canal boat), we set our sights on Tonawanda, gateway to the Niagara River.  Historically speaking the original Erie Canal and the Enlarged Erie didn’t utilize the Niagara River to access Buffalo, instead …

Ship’s Log, Schooner Lois McClure, Medina, NY

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Art Cohn, Medina, NY The original attraction of the location of the Village of Medina was the water-power of Oak Orchard Creek, which flowed with great potential for water-powered industries that soon were connected to the new Erie Canal. But it was the ancient sandstone deposits in Medina and surrounding communities that would ultimately become the community’s greatest engine of …