Ti tech students go on tour

TICONDEROGA - As part of a craftsman-manufacturing mini course being taught to eighth graders at Ticonderoga Middle School, technology students in Jim Marshall's class recently toured the Hacker Craft restoration building in downtown Ticonderoga.

Dan Gilman of the Hacker Boat Company showed students through the facility, describing how craftsman restore and refinish classic mahogany wooden boats originally designed by John L. Hacker. The boats are still built according to his blueprints today.

Students thanked. Gilman and his staff for taking the time to grant a tour.

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