Hudson River

Jahaziel’s Two Worlds: The Hudson River and the Champlain Valley

By the Collections Team at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum  Preface: This is the eighth story in a blog series about Vergennes resident and steamboat captain Jahaziel Sherman. This series is based on the Museum’s digital exhibit Jahaziel Sherman of Vergennes, Steamboat Pioneer, which is free for all to explore online. We’ll be sharing more stories …

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Renssalaer

by Tom Larsen The morning we left Half Moon, the Oocher decided it had done enough for the season, and refused to start. No amount of convincing would get it running, and the few times it did cough, gasoline came out of the exhaust. Not a good sign. The Oocher is a key component of …

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