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Explore Vermont's rich history through the videos below. 

Art Cohn: The Sinking of the General Butler

Art Cohn, founding director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, tells the exciting story of the General Butler, which sank in the Burlington harbor over a hundred years ago. (The Sinking of the General Butler Video Transcript)

Harvey Amani Whitfield: Slavery in Vermont

In collaboration with the UVM Humanities Center, Associate Professor of History Harvey Amani Whitfield speaks about the history of slave labor in Vermont. (Slavery in Vermont Video Transcript).

Art Cohn: Lake Champlain and the American Revolution

Art Cohn, founding director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, discusses the importance of Lake Champlain as a window into Vermont's history. (Lake Champlain and the American Revolution Video Transcript)

Jacqueline Carr: Businesswomen in Early America

Jacqueline Carr is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Vermont (UVM). She mainly focuses her research on the role of women during the 19th Century in North Western Vermont. (Businesswomen in Early America Video Transcript)

Sam Hand: Researching his Legacy

University of Vermont student Molly Jennings '17 works with a fellow intern to research the legacy of Sam B. Hand, renowned Vermont historian. (Researching his Legacy Video Transcript)