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President Taft celebrating Champlain's arrival in 1909
President Taft celebrating Champlain's arrival in 1909

Lake Champlain 400th celebration looks for spark

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Organizers of next year's 400th anniversary celebration on Lake Champlain say they're struggling to build momentum and funding for the event. Frenchman Samuel de Champlain was the first European explorer to reach the lake in 1609. As Todd Moe reports, historians and local activists hope to match big commemorations held in the past.

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Lake Champlain viewed from Split Rock

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