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Second Saturday Gallery Talks: The Champlain Glassworks
August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
L. Diana Carlisle discusses what could be more enticing for enterprising
businessmen looking for a start-up venture than the fascinating business of glass
making in 1827? But glass blowing was risky business – fires and more fires,
tariffs, competition for markets and for skilled workers, bankruptcy, then
successful reorganization, and on it went.
Join the Vermont Historical Society for this gallery talk and see a sample of the
glassworks shown in our Vermont Heritage Galleries. Exhibits open 1 to 4pm, talks
begin at 2pm, genealogical library open 9am to 4pm.Attend talks for free with
price of gallery admission.