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Samuel de Champlain

07/18/07 12:00AM
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  • Samuel de Champlain first sailed the lake that bears his name in 1609. What followed was period of French settlement that lasted nearly till the American revolution. We talk with archaeologists Giovanna Peebles and Steve Scharoum about an excavation in Addison County to recover artifacts from these settlements.
  • Reporter Candace Page looks at the preparations for the 400th anniversary of Champlain's arrival in the region.
  • And singers Deb Flanders and Michele Choiniere share songs from the Quebecois tradition.
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