Chimney Point, Addison

  • Saturday, June 17, 2017: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Joseph-André Senécal, noted expert on Chimney Point’s 1731 fort and French history, offers an afternoon of exploration of the French domestic settlement of the Chimney Point area from the 1730s to 1759. Bring lunch to enjoy before the start. Afternoon will include discussions, looking at copies of period documents, studying models, and walking the grounds. Experience not to be missed.  

    For more information call 802-759-2412.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    The Addison County Amateur Radio Association sets up a simulated emergency station, part of the nationwide field days, using only emergency power supplies to practice emergency communications with no reliance on phone systems, internet, or commercial power sources. How far can they reach? The public is welcome to watch and ask questions. 

    For more information call 802-759-2412

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

    The Addison County Amateur Radio Association sets up a simulated emergency station, part of the nationwide field days, using only emergency power supplies to practice emergency communications with no reliance on phone systems, internet, or commercial power sources. How far can they reach? The public is welcome to watch and ask questions. 

    For more information call 802-759-2412

  • Friday, June 30, 2017: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Green Mountain Timekeepers Society members are in residence on the Chimney Point porch to talk with you about the history of your clocks and watches and how they can be repaired. Bring your clocks and watches or photographs and learn more about your timepieces. 

    For more information call 802-759-2412.

  • Friday, June 30, 2017: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Learn about the history of what you see walking across the Lake Champlain Bridge. Crown Point site manager Michael Roets and Chimney Point administrator Elsa Gilbertson lead this round-trip guided walk. Meet at the Crown Point, NY, State Historic Site museum. Rain or shine, dress for the weather. National Trails Day hike.

    Fee: $6.00 Includes admission to both museums.

    For more information call 802-759-2412

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Members of the Twist o’Wool Guild will be in residence on the Chimney Point porch to demonstrate a variety of fiber skills, crafts, and arts important historically and relevant today. Bring your project or ask questions. Light refreshments.  

    For more information call 802-759-2412

  • Friday, September 22, 2017: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Participate in or watch this annual atlatl championship testing skills in accuracy and distance. Friday afternoon atlatl workshop to make your own atlatl and learn its use and Saturday competition and demonstration day.  Vermont Archaeology Month Program

    Call 802-759-2412 for costs and to register

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Participate in or watch this annual atlatl championship testing skills in accuracy and distance. Friday afternoon atlatl workshop to make your own atlatl and learn its use and Saturday competition and demonstration day.  Vermont Archaeology Month Program.

    Call 802-759-2412 for costs and to register

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