Take a history walk on Champlain Bridge July 22

ADDISON — Enjoy a leisurely guided walk to explore the history and views from the Lake Champlain Bridge this coming Sunday, July 22, at 1 p.m.
This is the first of two “Points of Interest” guided bridge walks offered this year by the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison, Vt., and Crown Point State Historic Site in Crown Point, N.Y. The tours will be led by Chimney Point Site Administrator Elsa Gilbertson and Thomas Hughes, historian and president of the Crown Point State Historic Site friends group.
Meet at the Crown Point State Historic Site museum on the New York end of the bridge to start. Allow at least two hours for this 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 the Crown Point and Chimney Point museums. Wear a hat and bring water.  
The second bridge tour is Sept. 16 at 1 p.m., starting at the Chimney Point State Historic Site museum, in Addison.
The Chimney Point State Historic Site is located at 8149 Route 17, at the Vermont foot of the new Lake Champlain Bridge.  Call 802-759-2412 for information.
The site is regularly open Wednesdays through Sundays and Monday holidays through Oct. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 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.

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