Familiar face assumes maritime museum helm

Chris Sabick was still studying anthropology at Texas A&M College Station in 1998 when one of his professors — Kevin Crisman — encouraged him to take an internship with the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, or LCMM.

Abenaki Heritage Weekend is back, June 17-18

On June 17-18, citizens of the New England Abenaki community will gather at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to celebrate their history and heritage, and the public is invited.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum opens this weekend

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will open for the 2023 season on Saturday, May 20. The museum will be open daily with free admission from May 20-Oct. 15.

Kid program fees made flexible

In an effort to make youth programming more accessible to families in the 5-town area, the Bristol Recreation Department will be implementing a new, “pay what you can” payment system for half of its youth camps this summer.

Mt. Abe rowers place in regional contest

Nearly 70 youth rowers from Chittenden and Addison County middle and high schools competed in the Icebreaker Northeast Regional Youth Open-Water Rowing Championship in Fort Point Channel in Boston, Mass., on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Addison rowers compete in James Wakefield Rescue Row

High school rowers from Chittenden and Addison counties gathered in Burlington Harbor last Saturday for the annual James Wakefield Rescue Row, sponsored by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Abenaki art exhibit flows through the Maritime Museum

LCMM has had a special exhibit on view in the Schoolhouse Gallery, which features work by Abenaki artists together with photographs and commentaries that illustrate the dynamic relationship between the people and water in the Abenaki homeland, past and pr … (read more)

Local rowers compete in The Blackburn Challenge in Mass.

A team of rowers from Ferrisburgh’s Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) traveled south for a near-marathon of open water rowing — The Blackburn Challenge — on Saturday, July 23.

Abenaki Heritage Weekend to be held June 18-19

On June 18 and 19, citizens of the New England Abenaki community will gather at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes to celebrate their history and heritage.

Maritime Museum weighs future of historic replica ship

The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is preparing to lay to rest a boat of its own creation — the Lois McClure, a replica canal schooner that has enthralled many thousands of visitors during the past two decades.

Maritime Museum programs free this year

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum has announced that it will remain free for all visitors for the 2022 season.

Annual regatta boosts Maritime Museum

CHARLOTTE/FERRISBURGH — Two days of blue skies and (mostly) fair breezes welcomed sailors from up and down Lake Champlain to Town Farm Bay for this year’s Diamond Island Regatta and its new partner, the Split Rock Race.Hosting the two-day event, with the … (read more)

Maritime Museum opens indoor exhibits

FERRISBURGH — Lake Champlain Maritime Museum re-opened select indoor exhibit buildings on Friday, July 2.Included among the indoor exhibits re-opening is the museum’s signature exhibit “Key to Liberty: The American Revolution on Lake Champlain,” which exp … (read more)

Maritime Museum sets course for free admission

MIDDLEBURY — The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) on May 22 will emerge from its year-long, COVID-induced hibernation with a cornucopia of outdoor exhibits, self-guided tours and a new admission fee that features nothing but zeros. Yes, Maritime Muse … (read more)

LCMM summer programs were a success

FERRISBURGH —Although COVID-19 put a lot of activities on hold this summer, for 124 students from seven states and two Canadian provinces, the pandemic created an opportunity to get to know the watery world of Lake Champlain — virtually. With financial su … (read more)