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The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum brings to life the history of Lake Champlain through exhibits and special events. For one workshop, called Wind, Oar and Explore, the museum partners with the Community Sailing Center in Burlington to offer a week-long sailing camp in July 2013. For more information, go to: http://www.lcmm.org/.

At Mount Independence State Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark, visitors can explore the remains of a Revolutionary War fortress on several walking trails. The visitor's center also features exhibits and artifacts excavated from the site. Find out more about the site's history and educational opportunities at the website: http://historicsites.vermont.gov/directory/mount_independence.

Fleming Museum University of Vermont has exhibitions on Native American pottery and art, African sculptures, ancient art, bronze sculptures from Asia, Oceanic artifacts and pre-Columbian artifacts. For more information, call (802) 656-0750 or go to: http://www.uvm.edu/~fleming/.

The Vermont Historical Society organizes field trips, Vermont History Day, and several educational resources for kids and teachers. Visit http://vermonthistory.org for more information.

For more information on archaeological events in Vermont, visit the website for the Department of Housing & Community Development at http://www.historicvermont.org, or contact Giovanna Peebles, State Archaeologist, at (802) 828-3050 or giovanna.peebles@state.vt.us.