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Lake Champlain



  • With a population of just under 48,000, Burlington, VT is the smallest largest city in any of the 50 states.

  • There are at least 33 different cities or towns named Burlington in the world. 

  • From 1777 to 1791 Vermont was a sovereign nation state known variously as The Vermont Republic, The Green Mountain Republic, or New Connecticut. Oddly, we received no diplomatic recognition from any foreign power. 

  • Isle La Motte contains remnants of the Chazy Reef. While it is no longer alive, at 480 million years old, it is considered the oldest known coral reef in the world.

  • There have been over 300 alleged sightings of Champ, the Lake Champlain monster.

  • The Lumiere brothers, pioneers of cinema and color photography, had their North American headquarters just off of Pine Street in Burlington.

  • Ben & Jerry’s started serving their world famous ice cream out of an old gas station across from City Hall Park.

  • The Church Street Marketplace, Burlington’s busy pedestrian shopping area, was inspired by a market in Copenhagen called the Stroget.

  • The Burlington waterfront was the site of the world’s first international hockey game between the Montreal Crystals and the local Van Ness House hockey team during the Winter Carnival of 1886. True to form, the Canadians won 3-0.

  • During the energy crisis of the late 1970s, the city of Winooski attracted international attention for its controversial proposal to build a dome over the city in order to control energy costs.

  • On March 6, 1998, Lake Champlain was briefly designated as one of the Great Lakes in a bill signed by President Bill Clinton. The Great Lake states made a stink though, and the status was rescinded 18 days later.