Champlain Bridge walk to offer views and knowledge
ADDISON — Explore the history and views from the Lake Champlain Bridge on a “Points of Interest” guided bridge walk on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1-3:00 p.m. Offered by the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison, and Crown Point State Historic Site in Crown Point, N.Y., the tour will be led by site administrators Elsa Gilbertson (Vt.) and Michael Roets (N.Y.).
Meet at the Chimney Point State Historic Site museum on the Vermont end of the bridge to start. Allow approximately two hours for the walk back and forth across the bridge. Learn about the historic and archaeological importance of this crossing and beautiful location on Lake Champlain. The fee is $6 for adults, free for children under 15, and includes admission to both Chimney Point and Crown Point museums. Wear a hat, dress for the weather and bring water.
This is one of many events during September’s Vermont Archaeology Month.
The Chimney Point State Historic Site is located at 8149 Route 17, at the Vermont foot of the new Lake Champlain Bridge. Call 759-2412 for information. The site is regularly open Wednesday through Sunday and Monday holidays through Columbus Day, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The Crown Point State Historic Site is located at the New York foot of the bridge. Call 518-597-3666 for the Crown Point Museum.
For information about Vermont’s State-Owned Historic Sites, visit http://historicsites.vermont.gov.