Tag Archives: Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ti receives grant

Fort Ticonderoga has received a grant from the Perkin Fund which will support dendrochronological research on the 19th-century Pell house located on the Fort Ticonderoga peninsula. According to Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga President and CEO, the grant will provide funding for vital research to help Fort Ticonderoga date the construction of the Pell home, known […]

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Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival

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Join Fort Ticonderoga as it celebrates the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, Sept. 28. The Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival will feature a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden’s heirloom apple trees and the beautiful Adirondack landscape. Guests can experience the power and thunder of […]

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Brown’s Raid reenactment at Fort Ti this weekend

An attack led by patriot Col. John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise (again) 236 years later during an upcoming event at Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The living history weekend and battle re-enactment will for the first time ever […]

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Museums, non-profits face challenges in promoting themselves

By Derek Liebig As Heritage Area director and head of the Skenesborough Museum, Carol Greenough has a firm grasp of Whitehall’s place in New York’s history, but what she can’t understand is why the community is not represented in some of the state’s tourism promotions. Whitehall, the birthplace—albeit disputed—of the U.S. Navy and a strategic […]

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Fife and Drums Corps Muster Saturday at Fort Ti

Fort Ti Fife and Drum muster

Fort Ticonderoga’s annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster will be held on Saturday, July 27. The Fife and Drum Corps muster will highlight several Fife and Drum Corps from across the northeast performing throughout the day as well as performances from current and former Fort Ticonderoga Fife & Drum Corps members. From the American Revolution, […]

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Fort Ticonderoga reenactment this weekend

Fort Ticonderoga reenactment

The Battle of Carillon will be experienced anew next weekend as FortTiconderoga hosts a two-day reenactment of the battle in which French soliders defeated a British force four times its size. The event, which takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, brings to life the story […]

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Scottish Days at Fort Ti

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Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate the regions’ Scottish heritage and remember their military sacrifice on June 15. More than 15 clans will participate in this event which will include musket demonstrations, performances by Scottish pipe bands and narratives detailing Scottish military history. Guests can tour Scottish clan tents and vendors to discover more about their connection […]

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Exhibit explores 18th century medicine

A new exhibit at Fort Ticonderoga will allow visitors to explore 18th century medicine. The fort’s newest exhibit, “It would make a heart of stone melt: Sickness, Injury, and Medicine at FortTiconderoga,” opened on May 17. The exhibit explores early medical theory, practice, and experience as each relates to the armies that served at Fort […]

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Fort Ti to offer overnight program for Scouts

Fort Ticonderoga has announced a new overnight program for Boy Scout Troops. “Imagine your troop being able to garrison Fort Ticonderoga overnight,” said the Fort’s director of education, Rich Strum. “Give your scouts an experience they’ll never forget — a rare chance to spend the night at Fort Ticonderoga.” A limited number of slots are […]

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Scholarships available for War College

Fort Ticonderoga is giving away four scholarships to middle and high school teachers to attend the 18th annual War College of the Seven Years’ War. This annual seminar focuses on the French & Indian War in North America and brings together a panel of distinguished historians. The War College takes place in the Deborah Clarke […]

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Rain stops, the park rocks

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By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

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By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’

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By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

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By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

Ride to benefit veterans

By Christina Scanlon When the bikers hit the road for the third annual ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project […]

Macuras ‘my favorite’

By Jamie Norton Daryl Magill has been lighting up the pagoda at Veterans Memorial Park for years. And every year, […]

Missing teen found

Two seemingly unrelated cases involving teens from Fair Haven, Vt., converged last week, resulting in both the arrest of a […]

Meet-n-greet famous grapplers

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By Dan King Former WWE wrestler Brodus Clay will be the highlight of the World of Hurt Wrestling event tomorrow […]

Hartford to host annual sale

By Dan King There will be bargains galore next weekend in the “Heart of Washington County.” Hartford will host its […]

Despite tickets, drivers still disobey law

By Christina Scanlon A recent upswing in cell phone tickets in the village of Granville is due, in part, to […]

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