Is there an ECHO in here?

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by Elisa Nelson August 2, 2011 On August 2nd we kicked off our Farms, Forests, and Fisheries tour, by opening the schooner to the public at a new venue for us, the ECHO Center. It was interesting to see the Burlington waterfront from this new perspective.  We have docked at Perkins Pier for seven years as our homeport location.  This …

My Date with Lois

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by Larry Koolkin Although I’ve volunteered and worked with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum for a while, including as an interpreter on the Lois McClure, I had the unique opportunity to be aboard her under sail.  It was the first cruise of the 2011 season, relocating from Burlington to Vergennes.  After a one day weather delay, we were rewarded with …

Then and Now: Tom Larsen

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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 learning the art of interpreting on a large scale replica. Tom was hired on as a seasonal interpreter in 2005.  …