Charlotte Whale

Location: Charlotte
Tag(s): Railroads
Historical Category: Natural History
Video Date: 06/30/16

11,000 years ago the Champlain valley was an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. In 1849 railroad workers found the skeleton of a Beluga whale in Charlotte. The skeleton can be seen in the Perkins Museum at UVM.

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

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