Flood Update

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The chronological timeline of blog posts is being interrupted to bring you this current update on the situation of the Lois McClure and her future plans… We had planned to visit Fort Edward, NY as part of our Farm, Forest and Fisheries tour; it’s a familiar place with great history and a community in which we have many friends. After riding …

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 …