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Shelburne, Vermont



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Shelburne Vermont, is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, located along the shores of Lake Champlain, just a few minutes south of Burlington, Vermont.

The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms and the Vermont Teddy Bear Company are all located in Shelburne, and there is a beach on Lake Champlain, maintained by the town, with a boat launch and nature park.

The Lake Champlain Transportation Company established its shipyard at Shelburne Harbor and launched its first steamboat in 1825. In 1955, the "Ticonderoga" was moved to the Shelburne Museum, where it is now on display.

Some noted residents of Shelburne included: Governor of Vermont, Madeleine Kunin; NASCAR driver, Kevin Lepage; first senator from Michigan, Lucius Lyon; congressman, Ezra Meech; entrepreneur & shipbuilder in the Washington Territory, Geirge A. Meigs; lieutenant governor of Vermont, Barbara Snelling; governor of Vermont, Richard Snelling; art collector & founder of the Shelburne Museum, Electra Havemeyer Webb; railroad executive & founder of Shelburne Farms, Dr William Seward Webb.

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Shelburne, VT - Camping is one of the most economical ways for a family to spend vacation time together. If it's relaxation and peacefulness that you crave, Shelburne Camping Area is the place to be. Your family and friends will be pleasantly surprised that such a great vacation spot is near.
 

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Making Spirits Bright! Semi-Formal Holiday Mixer & Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit Passion 4 Paws 12/14/17 - 12/14/17

Join us in The Automaster's BMW Showroom for a fun and festive evening to raise much needed funds for local dog rescue. Catered by B.GOOD Vermont; "Real New England food brought to you by real New Englanders." Kickback Brewery will be on-site, pouring 3-4 beers for you to choose from. Relax, enjoy yourself, mix & mingle with old friends and new. $50 pp includes food & drink. Proceeds to benefit Passion 4 Paws dog rescue based out of Shelburne, VT. We have saved over 1,000 dogs to date. Please help us continue our life-saving mission!


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