Burlington & Champlain Valley
Hear fascinating stories of the Champlain Valley & Burlington through the ages, from long before the site was first spotted by Samuel de Champlain in 1609, the years around the War of 1812, local heroes of the civil war, how it grew from a hamlet to a village, a town & finally a city in 1865, & right up to today.
Where are the most unique features of Lake Champlain?
Why did Native Americans treasure this area?
What key landmarks & little known spots played an important role in the development of Burlington?
Appreciate the ‘unique to America’ political life of the city.
Learn what Queen Victoria, the movie “Glory”, General Lafayette, Howard University, Ben & Jerry’s, & the first cross country automobile ride have in common.
Who says history isn’t fun!