Local Records and Community Treasures,
Preserved for the Future
The History Center's collections reflect the rich and complex history of the town and village of Champlain and their industrial, environmental, social, spiritual and community history. Whether you seek information about Sheridan Iron Works, the Lake Champlain Quadricentennial, canal boat building, or bingo nights at the local Grange hall, our records and artifacts will illuminate your understanding of Champlain and its lively past.
Champlain History Center Photograph Collection
Bill Earl's bike shop on River Street (now near the boat ramp)
First National Bank of Champlain (now the Champlain History Center)
Village of Champlain
Main Street, Village of Champlain
Village of Champlain Churches
Bob Venne Collection
Champlain resident Bob Venne collected a large amount of papers and photographs related to the Village of Champlain. His collection is now part of the Champlain History Center's main collection.
Early Schools in Champlain