The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark

“The steamboat Ticonderoga is one of two remaining side-paddle-wheel passenger steamers with a vertical beam engine of the type that provided freight and passenger service on America’s bays, lakes and rivers from the early 19th to the mid-20th centuries. Commissioned by the Champlain Transportation Company, Ticonderoga was built in 1906 at the Shelburne Shipyard inContinue reading “The Ticonderoga: National Historic Landmark”

Chipman’s Point Ferry Complex

“Chipman’s Point is a historic 19th-century ferry complex on Chipman Point Road in Orwell, Vermont. The complex includes two early 19th-century stone warehouses, a former Lake Champlain ferry landing site (used until 1975), and the foundational remains of the Chipman Point Hotel. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1] Chipman’sContinue reading “Chipman’s Point Ferry Complex”

Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery

As I filmed in one of my favorite local cemeteries, Lakeview, I thought the trees there deserved a video of their own. Hence, the topic of today’s video. Nope, I know nothing about trees except how much I love them. Please join me as I walked around an area near the lake and enjoy theContinue reading “Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery”

Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!

“The Larrabee’s Point Complex consists of a collection of ferry-related buildings and structures at the western end of Vermont Route 74 in Shoreham, Vermont. Included are facilities currently used by the oldest operating ferry on Lake Champlain, the Ticonderoga-Larrabees Point Ferry, and two buildings historically associated with the ferry operation. The complex was listed onContinue reading “Larrabee’s Point Complex: National Register of Historic Places!”

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