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Stories From The Lake: Appreciation
Monday, 06/29/09
After tourism and recreation became firmly established in the region, a new appreciation grew for Lake Champlain's beauty and natural resources. Today, we explore how people are honoring the lake's heritage and preserving it for future generations.
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Stories From The Lake: Celebrations
Monday, 06/29/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
As railroads and bridges take hold in the Champlain Valley, the region's focus shifts to from shipping to tourism. Join VPR's Mitch Wertlieb as "Stories from the Lake" continues.
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Stories from the Lake: Commerce
Monday, 06/22/09
Today, our series "Stories From the Lake" looks at how the growth of transportation at the turn of the 20th century connected the people of Vermont, New York and Canada.
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Stories from the Lake: A Water Highway
Monday, 06/22/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
From military to commerce the role of the region's main transportation route, Lake Champlain, changes. And there's still more conflict with the British during the War of 1812. 
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Stories from the Lake: Towns Establish
Monday, 06/15/09
Once the Revolutionary War was over, Vermont became an inviting place for people to re-start their lives, in a region ripe with trade and farming.
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Stories from the Lake: The Revolution
Monday, 06/15/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
Our series "Stories from the Lake" continues. Lake Champlain has been called one of America's most historic lakes. We look at the key role it played in the birth of a new nation. 
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Stories from the Lake: First French Settlements
Monday, 06/08/09
We continue our series "Stories from the Lake" with a look at some of the earliest European settlements made possible by the French explorer.
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Stories from the Lake: Conflict
Monday, 06/08/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
Our series "Stories from the Lake" continues. As that the French and British begin to establish a presence near Lake Champlain, and form alliances with Native Americans, we examine the period of conflict that follows.
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Stories from the Lake: The Arrival
Monday, 06/01/09
As the region gets ready to observe the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's arrival here, VPR is reflecting on how the French explorer has shaped our shared history and culture.
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Stories from the Lake: The Ocean
Monday, 06/01/09
We can't begin to understand Samuel de Champlain's historic exploration of the lake that bears his name without a realization that thousands of years before his arrival the lake was a very different place...an ocean.
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