Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Lecture by Art Cohn: "What Should We Do With Benedict Arnold's Gunboat?," November 3, 2011

Art Cohn
"What Should We Do with Benedict Arnold's Gunboat?"

Thursday, November 3, 2011
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

In 1997 the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's Lake Survey team discovered Benedict Arnold's 1776 gondola, intact and upright, on the bottom of Lake Champlain. Spitfire was the last unaccounted-for vessel of the Battle of Valcour Island. Art Cohn, co-founder and Senior Advisor and Special Projects Director for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, will discuss the preservation challenges of this remarkable discovery.
Free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Library at (734) 764-2347 or visit our website: www.clements.umich.edu.

William L. Clements Library
909 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI

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