The Lake Champlain
freighter Lois McClure is headed to the Canadian capital of Ottawa before reaching Lake Ontario and touring New York’s Erie
Canal as part of a
summer-long tour designed to help commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War
Celebrations will take place tomorrow in Quebec City as Quebeckers mark
the 400th anniversary of the founding of their city, and Vermont will
be well represented by the crew of the replica schooner Lois McClure.
Cohn, director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is aboard the ship. He speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.
a few weeks, a reproduction of a 19th century boat that plied the
waters of Lake Champlain will set sail for Quebec City.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s replica canal schooner, the Lois McClure, will visit
Quebec to help mark the city’s 400th anniversary.
VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, the festivities in Quebec also start the observation of a big anniversary in
the Champlain Valley.