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This movie is not narrated. The audio is contemporary background music.
Scene 1: The tour begins at Crab Island in Lake Champlain and its monument to American and British soldiers killed in the Battle of Plattsburgh in 1812.
Scene 2: A flyover of downtown Plattsburgh shows Macdonough Monument, City Hall, and many historic buildings.
Scene 3: The SUNY Plattsburgh campus is located outside of downtown in a residential area surrounded by trees and views of the mountains.
Scene 4: In the warmer months, boaters from all around the region can be found on Lake Champlain.
Scene 5: Lake Champlain has many small, uninhabited islands to explore.
Scene 6: The views of the Adirondack Mountains in New York and the Green Mountains in Vermont can be enjoyed from anywhere on Lake Champlain.
Scene 7: A snow covered fire tower on top of a mountain in the Adirondacks offers a view of the surrounding mountains.
Scene 8: Downtown Lake Placid is busy in winter with many vacationers visiting its small boutiques and excellent restaurants.
Scene 9: The Olympic Center in Lake Placid hosted the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Indoor winter sports athletes can train there year-round and the center hosts games, ice shows, and history exhibits.
Scene 10: Cross country skiing on frozen Lake Placid is a popular winter activity.
Scene 11: An Adirondack stream in winter shows the beauty of the Adirondack Park.
Scene 12: Montreal is only an hour away to the north. This mainly French-speaking city has plenty of fun and interesting things to do including museums, shopping, great restaurants, theaters, historic cathedrals, and more.
Scene 13: The last stop on the tour, Old Montreal, is a place where you can explore the history of Montreal & early French settlement in North America.
The Admissions Office is located on the 10th floor of the Kehoe Building.
Phone: (518) 564-2040
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Plattsburgh, NY 12901