Checking Back In To The Bates Motel

The summer movie season is in full swing with blockbuster after blockbuster duking it out for box office gold. And it’s got VPR’s Tim Johnson thinking about another movie sensation that premiered fifty years ago today.

History Under the Waves: The Phoenix

All this week in our series "History Under the Waves" VPR is looking at five historic wrecks that lie at the bottom of Lake Champlain. Today, we look at the Phoenix. Built in 1815, it was the second commercial steamboat launched on Lake Champlain.