Fall history tour of Champlain planned

— The Clinton County Historical Association will be hosting a day-long fall history tour of the village of Champlain and the hamlet of Coopersville Saturday Oct. 5.

The tour will start at 9 a.m. at the Glenwood Cemetery on Oak St. in Champlain. Hosts for the Glenwood Cemetery portion will be David Patrick and Marshall Maynard.

At 10:30 a.m. the tour moves to St. Mary’s Church, 86 Church St. in Champlain. Host for this portion of the tour will be Jack Dawson.

At 11 a.m., Celine Paquette will be hosting at the Samual de Champlain History Center at 202 Elm St. in Champlain.

After a break for lunch at noon, the tour will commence at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church and Cemetery, 74 Mason Rd. in Champlain. Suzanne Moore and Andy Black will host this tour stop.

The final stop on the tour will be at 2 p.m. at the Champlain District No 9 Schoolhouse, also known as the Schoolhouse of History, on the Bechard Rd in Champlain. This will also be hosted by Moore.

The tour starts at the Samuel de Champlain History Center at 9 a.m.. The cost is $15 per person, $25 for a couple, or $12 and $20 respectively for CCHA members. Lunch is included in the cost.

The program is sponsored in part by Parker Chevrolet in Champlain, and the county of Clinton.

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