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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

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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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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]