Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Revolutionary Gunboat “Spitfire”
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Susan Evans McClure, the Executive Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, shares the story of Benedict Arnold's gondola, "The Spitfire", which was sunk by the British at the Battle of Valcour Island. Susan discusses the ship discovered sitting upright on the lake bottom in 1997 and the efforts of the LCMM to preserve it.
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