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VERGENNES — Among America’s top shipbuilders, Adam and Noah Brown of New York City were ordered by the U.S. Government to travel Vermont in early 1814 to build a small fleet of fighting ships to be used against the British on Lake Champlain. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VERGENNES — Shipbuilders Adam and Noah Brown of New York City began their illustrious career in 1804 at a shipyard located in a marshy area where today’s Cherry and Clinton streets meet right along Manhattan’s East River shore. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — The color guard raised an American flag with 15 stars and stripes, which waved similarly on Sept. 6, 1814 during the battle at Culver Hill. Read more

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