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Vergennes Opera House

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120 Main St.
Vegennes, VT 05491 United States
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November 2018

Captain Jahaziel Sherman Steamboat Pioneer Visits Vergennes

November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vergennes Opera House, 120 Main St.
Vegennes, VT 05491 United States
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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) has just received on loan the only known portrait of steamboat pioneer Captain Jahaziel Sherman of Vergennes (1777-1844), and his second wife, Harriett Daggett Sherman (1792-1873). LCMM invites the community to this special free event to preview the paintings, hear about Jahaziel’s adventures, and help us bring the portraits home to stay. Special guest speaker Kevin Crisman, PhD, is Director of the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation at Texas A & M University. Kevin…

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