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The Valcour Bay Research Project on the Web
Native Americans in the region
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Historical Map of the Richelieu River, Lake Champlain, Lake George and Hudson River Transportation Corridor- 1914 (large size, may take some time to load)
The Voyages of
Sieur Samuel de Champlain- first
The fascinating history of the important Lake Champlain transportation corridor as seen through the history of Crab Island. Discover the remarkable story of this tiny island (and Lake Champlain itself) from prehistoric times until today.
Unless noted, all photos by Jim Millard
Lake Champlain and Lake George History Timelines
Battle at Point au Fer, June 6, 1760
By Gregory T. Furness
By James G. Bailey
By Edwin P. Scollon
By Judy Swink
By Myron C. Smith
By David Minor
By Emily Marcason
By Stan Ransom
By Tom Ventiquattro II
By John R. Weaver II
By David C. Glenn
By Stephen Darley
Acknowledgements and Contributions
What People Are Saying About America's Historic Lakes
Photo contributions can be found throughout America's Historic Lakes. In addition to images from Jim Millard and the authors listed above; photos have been graciously contributed by Greg Furness, Jerry Forkey, Barbara Gallagher, Frederic Chase, Roger and Linda Harwood, Floyd Harwood, Doug and Mark Harwood, Judy Carpenter, Dan Rock, John Tomkins III, Claudia Hornby, Matt Booth, Ralph Gilpin, Charles Barney, and Michael Bernstein. In addition, we have images from the collections of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Clinton County Historical Association and Museum, Special Collections at Feinberg Library, State University of New York and Powertex, Inc. of Rouses Point, NY. Musical contributions have been made by Stan Ransom and Thomas Ventiquattro.
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