Lake Champlain's Movable Bridges

Location: Grande Isle
Tag(s): Lake Champlain
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 9/8/23

The Champlain Islands in the Northwestern part of Vermont presents a navigational challenge to those wanting to travel between the islands on land, or between them on the lake. In this episode of This Place in History, ABC 22 & Fox 44 anchor Mike Hoey and Vermont Historical Society Executive Director Steve Perkins stop by the last remaining drawbridge that connects Grand Isle and North Hero, and the story behind bridges that once connected the islands together.


This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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