Diver underwater above a shipwreck

Closing Out the Shipwreck Diving Season with Style and 3D Models

Chris Sabick Museum, Underwater Archaeology

By Chris Sabick, Director of Archaeology This month, our underwater archaeology team – including myself, archaeologist Cherilyn Gilligan, dive master Ron Adams, and occasionally Willa the dog – has been conducting end-of-season site inspections on the Vermont Underwater Historic Preserve sites. What is the Vermont Underwater Historic Preserve? Operated by the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation and managed by Lake …

Diver at shipwreck site.

Leave Only Bubbles, Take Only Pictures

Chris Sabick Underwater Archaeology

Even before the arrival of Samuel de Champlain in 1609, indigenous people used Lake Champlain as a trade corridor, for fishing and as a meeting place for gatherings and festivities. This region also holds deep roots that go back to the colonial wars, the first ship in the US Navy and the early foundations of our Country. The lake has been an important military asset …