Public Affairs
The S.S. Roosevelt, the ship Robert E. Peary used to attain the North Pole in April 1909, was the first “official” ship to pass through the Ballard Locks on July 4, 1917, leading a parade of 80 boats. A 6-foot-long scale model of the vessel will make its debut during the Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration kickoff President’s Day weekend, February 18 through 20.

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Photo by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers |  VIRIN: 170210-A-DT641-001.JPG