Tag Archives: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

USS Ticonderoga should be stored in indoors


An expert on the preservation of maritime archaeology is trying to drum up interest for the construction of a structure that would house and display one of Whitehall’s most enduring and significant historical artifacts. Arthur Cohn, executive director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and director of its Maritime Research Institute, would like to see […]

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Class is in session, on wreck and under water

Nautical Archaeology (1)

The USS Ticonderoga was transformed into a modern-day classroom last week as a group of scientists tried to further its knowledge of nautical archaeology. A half dozen students and their instructors climbed aboard the ship — perhaps the first time in 200 years the schooner has been boarded — to explore how boats were constructed […]

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Historic Lois McClure visits Whitehall Sept. 6

One of the region’s most historic ships is coming to Whitehall. The schooner Lois McClure will be docked in Whitehall near the Canal Corp Visitor’s Center from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The stop is part of the “2011 Farm, Forest and Fishery Tour: Sailing for a Healthy Land and Lake.” The […]

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Community Calendar 3/24/11

Thursday March 24   K Registration GRANVILLE Parents with last names beginning with A through D may register their children for kindergarten from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and those beginning with E through J from 1 to 3 p.m., on Thursday, March 24, at the Mary J. Tanner School on Route 22 in Middle Granville. […]

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Robert Henry Swinton, 87,

Robert Henry Swinton, 87, died peacefully at his home with loving family members present at his side on Tuesday February 22, 2011. Robert (Bob) was born on July 19, 1923 to Henry T. and Elsie (Kingsley) Swinton in Whitehall, NY. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School. He began his railroad career with the […]

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Busy times ahead for canal area

Heritage Area director Carol Greenough said last week she has been contacted by the state’s Lakes to Locks passage program to establish a Lakes to Locks center at the Skenesborough Museum. She also said that the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is again planning for the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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