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Address: 163 S Willard St, Champlain College, Burlington, VT 05401-3902

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Nice statue on the patio of Champlain College. Champlain the statue surveys the lake he is named for and the view from this spot on the hill is awesome.

Reviewed 19 January 2016
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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an unexpected and pleasant surprise we encountered on a casual walk through the Champlain College campus.

Thank maureenmD309JQ
Burlington, Vermont
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179 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I went to this statue and it was solid. You can smack your hand right on it, not too hard so you don't wreck it, but it is SOLID. It is not like cheap, imitation statues made elsewhere. I commend the hosts at Champlain Coll for doing it right. No need to drive 3-4 even 5 hours to see a... More 

1 Thank MK_in_VT
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110 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Nice statue on the patio of Champlain College. Champlain the statue surveys the lake he is named for and the view from this spot on the hill is awesome.

Thank Glenntherestranteur
Montreal, Canada
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The address isnt correct. It is actually placed on the other side of the street not easily seen from the street.

Thank ShannaCanada
Methuen, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Lovely momument to the explorer who explored Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT and Quebec. During his time, things were not written down so not much is known about him.

Thank EilSat
Oakland, Tennessee
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I love history, so anything like this is right up my alley. If you are in the area, stop by. It's beautiful.

Thank Lenny B
Roseland, New Jersey
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This statue is just inside the campus of Champlain College, easily accessible from the Maple Street archway entrance. The bronze Samuel de Champlain is caught peering through a spyglass at the lake - a moment of quiet but intense observation: a pose comfortable with history, yet rich with appropriate symbolism for a college campus. You can also gaze at the... More 

3 Thank Robert M
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I don't really think of this statue as a destination, but I guess if you are touring the hill section in Burlington, it's worth a stop. Champlain College is a beautiful campus in the hill section and has many old Victorian houses for dorms.

2 Thank Sue P
Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This statue sits on the campus of Champlain College.It is not the typical explorer kind of statue as a figure with a out stretched sword or flag. Instead he is kneeling and looking through a periscope towards Lake Champlain.It is a interesting piece of art.

1 Thank Petergun1962
Burlington, Vermont
1 review
Reviewed 8 May 2014

This statue is in the center of Champlain College's campus in the hill district of downtown Burlington.

Thank Olivia W

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