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Notes from the Beach Family

Our Traditions… be shared.

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Certain words are used a lot at Basin Harbor: family, fun, safety, traditions, playground, retreat…  As we give thanks this holiday season, we have been reminiscing about all the wonderful memories we shared with you this past season and beyond.  You are part of our extended family and we hope your holidays are filled with
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In Memory of Robert Harvey Beach

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

ROBERT HARVEY BEACH – Died in Naples, FL, on July 15, 2016, 36 days before his 97th birthday. He was born in Burlington, VT, the fourth child of Allen Penfield Beach and Harriet Jane (Bump) Beach. His young life was divided between summers at Basin Harbor and winters in Miami, FL, which his intrepid family
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Best Place to Work in Vermont

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Pennie Beach and Sarah Morris, Fourth and Fifth generation Basin Harbor hosts with Governor Peter Shumlin. On March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Best Places to Work Reception and Awards Ceremony at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.  We were joined by our peers from all over Vermont, all of
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What’s Your Basin Harbor Story?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

December 2013. As many of you know, one of the most special parts of a Basin Harbor vacation is the recognition that our staff have for returning guests. They are part of our family and as such, our history. Here are some of our guests stories.       Francesa and Isabella (on right) Sibble
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Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    We’re ready for the big feast! We battled the lines in the grocery store, the turkey is eagerly awaiting its moment of glory in the refrigerator, root vegetables are on standby, wine rack is fully stocked; now we just wait for the alarm on Thursday to jolt us awake to a chilly morning
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Announcing Weekly BHC Holiday Giveaway!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Tis the season! Or at least all of the decorations and shopping mall soundtracks are trying to convince us. As we’re planning the last details for our Thanksgiving feasts we wanted to kick off our holiday season by announcing our Weekly Holiday Giveaway! Did you know we have an online Gift Shop? Each Tuesday we
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A Seasonal Farewell from the Beach Family

Friday, November 1st, 2013

The leaves are falling off the trees as if on cue – appropriate now that we’ve closed our doors for BHC’s 127th season.  After a rather wet start that left the cement docks under water in varying degrees until Labor Day, the balance of the summer and fall were just delightful, day after day. We’re
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The Buzz from Basin Harbor

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

There are 100,000 or so new employees at BHC!  Peter Morris has become our resident apiarist, and his five hives are the only Certified Naturally Grown bees in Vermont (to date).  Peter uses IPM, integrated pest management, instead of chemicals to keep his bees healthy, no small feat when colony collapse is decimating apiaries all
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Happy Fourth of July!

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Next to Thanksgiving, July Fourth is our favorite holiday.  It’s all about people – families and good friends getting together to enjoy one another’s company (with good food of course!).  And we love all the red, white and blue clothing! We always get a lump in our throat at the flag-raising and singing those wonderful
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Marching On

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Happy March! Here it is, the month that’s supposed come in like a lion and go out like a lamb.  We can’t say that lion exactly describes the forecast for the first few days, but clouds and snow showers will be with us for sure.  It’s been a strange winter – snow storms followed by
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