Preservation Burlington and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's Perspectives on the History and Archaeology of Burlington Bay
Preservation Burlington and the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum are pleased to announce an inaugural lecture series at the Museum's recently restored 1815 Captain White Place Maritime Education Center (formerly Chickenbone Café) at 43 King Street in Burlington. The series, which is scheduled for every other Thursday from June 27 through September 5, 2002, is titled " Perspectives on the History and Archaeology of Burlington Bay." All lectures are at 7:00 PM. The public is invited to attend at no charge. As parking in the neighborhood is limited, please use nearby City of Burlington parking lots.
The lecturers include historians, architectural historians and archaeologists who are currently conducting research on Burlington and the surrounding area. They include:
Mary O'Neil - "The Captain White House" (June 27)
Vince Feeney - "How Burlington Became the Queen City: Economic Engines and Growth Patterns." (July 11)
John Crock/Kate Kenny - "Recent Prehistoric and Historic Archaeological Investigations within the City of Burlington: Documenting and Preserving Cultural Resources While Promoting Conscious Development" (July 25)
Tom Visser -"Burlington's Historic Architecture" (August 8)
Scott McLaughlin - "The Canal Boats and Boatmen of Burlington 1819-1940: Members of a Unique Maritime Community" (August 22)
Bob McCullough - "Parks and Green Spaces In Burlington" (September 5)
Preservation Burlington is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the livability of neighborhoods and preserving and enhancing the architectural, historic, aesthetic, and economic vitality of the city of Burlington. Examples of activities are an annual Homes Tour, historic walking tours, a Web site www.preservationburlington.org, quarterly newsletter, annual preservation awards program, and efforts to improve the livability of neighborhoods.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, based at Basin Harbor, Vermont, is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Lake Champlain. LCMM accomplishes this mission through nautical archaeology research (Maritime Research Institute) and hands-on exhibitions and educational programming (Museum at Basin Harbor and the Burlington Shipyard/Schooner building project.) For more details on Museum programs and activities, check the LCMM Web site www.lcmm.org.
For more information on the lecture series, contact Brian Knight at 802-238-2918 or
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P.O. Box 481
Burlington, Vermont 05402
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