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|Guest Contributors... Edwin R. Scollon*|
Diving Lake Champlain...
"When we work at Valcour Bay, it's easy to imagine we're flying through time as we glide over its hallowed ground..."
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One visit to America's Historic Lakes and it’s easy to see Jim Millard’s enthusiasm for the beauty and the history of our northern lakes. It's not surprising that his interest isn’t limited to their surfaces and shores.
courtesy of Doug and Mark
Because of their beauty or history, some places just have a presence to them. For
both reasons, Valcour Bay is such a place. Whether it’s above the surface
or below, the more you know of her past, the stronger that presence
Other links about Valcour Island and the Battle of Valcour within
The Lake Champlain and Lake George Historical Site
The Battle of Lake Champlain: The American Revolution on Lake Champlain
Download a copy of the Official Cannon Raising Commemoration Program (Acrobat .pdf) - Click HERE.
Download a copy of The Battle of Valcour Island- A Burst Cannon Reflects a Moment in Time"
(Acrobat .pdf) Click HERE.
The pdf files require Adobe Acrobat® Reader. You may download it free from Adobe.
Also of interest: LCMM's Valcour Island Battlefield Preservation
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