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$2.45 Million Grant to Support Fort Ticonderoga’s Pavilion Restoration and Adaptive Reuse

December 20th, 2017 · No Comments

The Pavilion, A Landmark American Country Home – William Ferris Pell built this summer home between 1826 and 1837. It represents an important shift in the architecture and history of the American country estate, situated far from a major urban area. By 1840, the home had become a hotel welcoming guests from across the United [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

LGLC Receives International Paper Foundation Grant, Local Donation

October 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) received a grant of $2,000 from the International Paper Foundation for the creation of interpretive signage to be installed at its Cook Mountain Preserve in Ticonderoga. The signage is part of the LGLC’s watershed-wide effort to increase awareness and educational opportunities along its 35-miles of trails. The Cook Mountain [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Ticonderoga

Bits of Everything

October 18th, 2017 · Comments Off

Tines Union: William Shatner to Visit Ticonderoga in May The Times Union reports that Captain Kirk himself will visit the Star Trek set in Ticonderoga during May 2018. Sports Illustrated: Examines the Impact of Football in America by Analyzing Whitehall’s 1973 Undefeated Team A truly fantastic piece from Sports Illustrated about the 1973 Whitehall football [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga · Whitehall

Fort Ticonderoga Acquires Rare Muskets

September 10th, 2017 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga has recently acquired three British muskets that last served at Fort Ticonderoga 240 years ago. Three muskets carried by the 53rd Regiment of Foot are a part of one of the most exciting moments of the Revolutionary history of Ticonderoga and are rare examples of British military firearms from the Revolutionary War. “The [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Know Your Geography?

June 17th, 2017 · Comments Off

Picture in the Ticonderoga Dunkin Donuts. In the Ticonderoga Dunkin Donuts there is a beautiful aerial view hanging on the wall. This should be recognizable to any reader of the Huletts Current. So the next time you’re getting donuts in Ti – step up for a closer view.

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing · Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga 2017 Season Begins Saturday, May 6th

April 25th, 2017 · Comments Off

Spend the day at Fort Ticonderoga, rain or shine May 6-October 29. Special events and programs are offered throughout the year. (Photo Credit: Copyright Fort Ticonderoga, Photographer: Carl Heilman II) Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during the 2017 season, beginning on Saturday, May 6. Fort Ticonderoga is a historic site, museum, and family [...]

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French Architecture Focus of Fort Fever Series Program March 12th

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off

French vernacular architecture at Carillon will be the topic of the next Fort Fever Series program on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. given by Assistant Director of Interpretation Nicholas Spadone. Admission is $10; free for Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Ambassador Pass Holders. Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, March 12th, [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant from International Paper for Shoreline Buffer Garden

January 29th, 2017 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s historic 1826 Pell home, the Pavilion, with the garden behind it. (Photo Credit: Carl Heilman II – Click to see larger image.) The Ticonderoga International Paper Foundation has recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant supporting a shoreline buffer garden designed to educate visitors on how native plants prevent erosion, provide a buffer on [...]

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President Taft’s Visit to Fort Ticonderoga focus of Fort Fever Series Program January 8th

January 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off

President Taft speaks at Fort Ticonderoga during his visit on July 6, 1909. Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” begins on Sunday, January 8th, at 2 p.m. with “President Taft Comes to Ticonderoga,” presented by Director of Education, Rich Strum. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door; Fort Ticonderoga Members are [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Link: Battle of Fort Ann Explained

November 14th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Battle of Fort Ann – July 8, 1777 – explained on:

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga · Washington County

Bits of Everything

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

FHHL Children’s Program was Great Fun

August 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing children’s event, held on Thursday, was lots of fun. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing had an interesting program on colonial dress on Thursday morning with two terrific speakers from Ft Ti. The kids tried on clothes themselves and then we had a sampling of drum and fife songs [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Ticonderoga

Trekonderoga: August 12-14

July 10th, 2016 · Comments Off

Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, the stars “2001 – A Space Odyssey,” will appear in Ticonderoga in August. Following the successful Trekonderoga last year, the second annual Trekonderoga convention will take place on the weekend of August 12-14, from Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. It will be held in Ticonderoga, New York, on the banks [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · The Landing · Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga Ball in NYC: March 4th

February 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s fundraising event, the Ticonderoga Ball, begins at 7 pm on March 4, featuring music, dancing, a silent auction and a lavish dinner. Spend an elegant evening at the Union League Club in New York City celebrating Fort Ticonderoga’s history and future. The Ticonderoga Ball will be held on Friday, March 4, 2016 beginning [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Ticonderoga