‘Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain’

‘Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain’

‘Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain’

Adam Kane, executive director of the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in Saint Johnsbury, will give a presentation on ‘The Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain’ at Old Parish Church on Route 100 in the center of Weston,  Vt. on August 17 at 1:30 p.m.  Lake Champlain has witnessed feats of heroism and terrible tragedies There are over 300 wrecks in its dark, cold waters. Kane, an accomplished underwater archaeologist, shares Lake Champlain’s most harrowing shipwreck stories, from the Revolutionary War to the present day. Take a memorable tour through history as slides, drawings and video reveal what lies beneath the waves. Prior to becoming the Fairbanks Museum’s executive director in 2013, Kane was  co-director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes. The lecture is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. Old Parish Church is accessible to people with disabilities. Contact Robert Brandt at [email protected] for more information.  Kane’s presentation is a Vermont Humanities Council event, hosted by the Weston Historical Society.