VT Women: Philomene Daniels

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.

Lake Champlain Monster celebrated in song

Plattsburgh folk 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.

A view from the Islands

This week VPR takes you to Grand Isle County. We’ll explore life on the islands and the issues that affect Vermont’s fastest growing county and the lake that surrounds it.