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Rep. Stefanik Visits Ticonderoga

May 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Great event in Ticonderoga today launching the "Rails to Wheels" partnership between Amtrak and Fort Ticonderoga! — Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) May 22, 2015

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Tags: Adirondacks · National News · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga

New Mount Defiance Tour: Offered Daily at Fort Ticonderoga Beginning May 23, 2015

May 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

Mount Defiance will be open to the public beginning May 23, 2015. Fort Ticonderoga as seen from the summit of Mount Defiance. (Click image to see full-scale.) Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga and the general public are invited to attend the “Mount Defiance: Witness to History Tour” to observe a birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga’s epic [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Bits of Everything

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall School Superintendent to Leave The Whitehall Times reports on Whitehall School Superintendent Liz Legault leaving the district. Ticonderoga IP Plant Pipeline Project Buried by Vermont Gas The Times of Ti reports that there will be no natural gas pipeline running under Lake Champlain to the International Paper Ticonderoga Mill. Ranking The States From Most [...]

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Tags: National News · The Environment · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

21st Ticonderoga Ball: Union League Club in New York City, Friday, March 6

February 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s fundraising event, the Ticonderoga Ball, begins at 7 pm on March 6 at the Union League Club in New York City, 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 [...]

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Tags: NY State · Ticonderoga

Fort Fever Series Program February 8th Highlights Fort Ticonderoga’s World Renowned Museum Collections

February 4th, 2015 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” on Sunday, February 8, at 2 pm with a presentation by Curator of Collections Matthew Keagle, titled “Beyond Founding Fashion”. Image of 18th-century military apparel, copyright Fort Ticonderoga Museum. Fort Ticonderoga kicks off its second “Fort Fever Series” with a special guided tour led by the Curator of Collections, Mathew [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga Purchases Carillon Cruise Boat

January 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga announced today that it has acquired the Carillon cruise boat, 60 foot replica 1920s 1000 Islands cruise boat. Plans are underway for 2015 waterway tours and programs at Fort Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga, a not-for-profit educational organization and major cultural destination, announced today that it has purchased the Carillon cruise boat, formerly located on [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Ticonderoga

Bits of Everything

November 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Story Behind The Attempt To Oust the LGPC’s Dave Wick The Adirondack Almanack tells a story of political intrigue. Ticonderoga Area Turns out to Support IP Pipeline The Times of Ti reports on a proposed gas line under Lake Champlain. Public Pocket Getting Picked The Times Union reports on thefts from the public treasury [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Ticonderoga

Canadian Pacific Railway’s Holiday Train Stopping Locally

November 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train will stop in Fort Edward and Ticonderoga on Saturday, November 29, 2014. On Saturday, November 29th, Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train will stop in Fort Edward at 12:30 pm and Ticonderoga at 3:00 pm. Tracey Brown and the Holiday Train band will perform at each stop. To learn more about the Holiday [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Prestigious Education Grant

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Participants in a 2014 National Endowment of the Humanities Landmarks Workshop at Fort Ticonderoga. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant for $169,232 to Fort Ticonderoga to fund two workshops for teachers in July 2015. (Click image to see full-scale.) The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant of $169,232 [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · National News · Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 14

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga will present the Seventh Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 14. The commemoration of Scottish heritage and culture, as well as their significant contributions to 18th-century North American history runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Tour the Scottish Clan tents and vendors to discover more about your own connection to Scottish culture, [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga 2014 Season Begins May 10th

May 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga. Photo Credit Carl Heilman. Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10, and will offer new programs, living history weekends, special events, exhibits, gardens, the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, canoe rentals, and the new Mount Defiance experience. Guests will immerse themselves in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Award for Interpretive Programs

April 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Photo: Stuart Lilie, Director of Interpretation at Fort Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga recently received an Innovation in Interpretation Award from the Museum Association of New York (MANY) which recognized Fort Ticonderoga as a leader in historic interpretation. The award was presented at MANY’s annual meeting in Albany, NY. “Fort Ticonderoga Interpretative Department, developed in 2011, has [...]

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LGA Celebrates Read Across America Day

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association’s Executive Director, Walt Lender, reads to second graders at St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga. Today, March 3, 2014, is the NEA’s Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday and the joys of reading, More than 45 million readers, both young and old, are expected to pick up a book [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · Ticonderoga

Now For Some History: 1871

December 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Caption Reads: Mt. Defiance, from Ft Ticonderoga, 1871. I have my brother, Al, to thank for this picture of Mt. Defiance from 1871. My brother’s infinite Borgesian library of local history items was started before I even became interested in history, which should say it all. Since we were children, Al was collecting everything local [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga