This week – for women’s history month and the Lake Champlain quadricentennial – VPR salutes five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Today, freelance writer and researcher, Julia Lewandoski, has the story of Philomene** Daniels – first woman Steamboat Captain on Lake Champlain – and in the nation.
musician Stan Ransom, who’s known as the Connecticut Peddler, has written a
song celebrating the mystery of the Lake Champlain Monster. It’s called, Champ, and it’s from his album,
Songs of Lake Champlain.