Tag Archives: Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Fever Series to begin next week

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Fort Ticonderoga is offering history buffs, gardeners, or the intellectually curious a series of events to stave off cabin fever and the winter blues. The fort has announced this year’s line-up for its Fort Fever Series, which runs from January through April. The programs are offered once a month by Fort Ticonderoga staff and take […]

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Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival Saturday

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Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall this Saturday as it hosts the Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival. Visitors will be able to experience the power and grace of equestrian sports and working horses; take part in family-friendly activities such as sack racing; and explore the King’s Garden during its annual […]

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Fort Ti sponsors garden tour

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Fort Ticonderoga is organizing a one-day tour of the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The tour will be hosted by Heidi Karkoski, Fort Ticonderoga’s curator of landscape, and Leonard Perry from the University of Vermont, and begins at the Horticulture Research Center in South Burlington. Carpools from Ticonderoga will be organized. “This tour […]

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Invasive species on list of topics for lakes conference

An expert on aquatic invasive organisms will discuss the impact of non-native species, such as the spiny water flea, on Lake George and Lake Champlain during an interdisciplinary conference examining the two lakes. Meg Modley, aquatic nuisance species coordinator at the Lake Champlain Basin Program, is one of eight featured speakers at the Conference on […]

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History comes alive at Fort Ticonderoga

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Explore life at Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the 1758 battle at Fort Ticonderoga’s upcoming living history weekend, July 7 and 8.

                    One of the largest battles staged in North America prior to the Civil War will be discovered anew this weekend as Fort Ticonderoga holds its Battle of Carillon Living History weekend. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and […]

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Fort Ticonderoga opens May 18

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2012 season on Saturday, May 18, and visitors will have the chance to learn the integral role the fort played in the formation of America. “Fort Ticonderoga is a family destination and a center of learning. A visit is an interactive, multidisciplined experience,” said Beth Hill, executive director. “It’s exploring […]

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Garden symposium Saturday

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the first Garden & Landscape Symposium: “Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners” on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and Vermont. The program […]

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Fort Ti and Amtrak announce partnership

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak announced a partnership last week that will connect people traveling between New York City and Montreal to Fort Ticonderoga. The Adirondack, which runs daily between New York City and Montreal, will stop in Ticonderoga. The northbound train which departs New York at 8:15 a.m. is to arrive in Ticonderoga at 1:17 […]

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Theresa C. Lonergan, 82

Theresa C. Lonergan, historian and noted scholar of 18th century American naval history died of natural causes on Nov. 26, 2011 at the Moses Ludington Nursing Home in Ticonderoga. She was 82. In his best-selling work on the battle of Saratoga author Richard M. Ketchum said, “Mrs. Theresa C. Lonergan, during four decades of research, […]

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Race in Ticonderoga Saturday

The Seventh Annual Foot Race at Fort Ticonderoga will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Ticonderoga. The scenic 5K cross country race will be held on the varied terrain of the Fort Ticonderoga peninsula and will finish on the Parade Ground inside the walls of the fort. The race will begin at 10 a.m. […]

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Classifieds 12/24/14

Low income grants available

Residents in the Town of Hartford with “very low income” can qualify for Rural Development Grants. The grants are part […]

Decision to arm probation officers shelved

By Derek Liebig A proposal to allow probation officers to carry firearms has been shelved for now by the Washington […]

How to deal with winter weather

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By Dan King With the snowy season starting in the Northeast, there are some helpful guidelines to follow and there […]

Grapplers finish 11th at own tournament

Granville’s wrestling team finished 11th at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament. The tournament, held Saturday at Granville High School, […]

Horde falls to Mechanicville

A poor second quarter doomed the Granville boys basketball team in their only game played last week. The Horde was […]

New laws effect seniors, solar power

By Dan King Whitehall has two new laws on the books, one of which helps seniors by raising the income […]

Girls still seeking first win

Salem’s stingy defense kept the Whitehall girls’ basketball team winless. The Railroaders dropped a nail-bitter to the Generals last Wednesday, […]

Wrestlers successful at Granville Lions Tourney

The Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestling team was handed its first league loss last Wednesday. The Salem Generals defeated Whitehall/Fort Ann 54-28 […]

Bowling team picks up first win

Granville’s bowling team picked up its first team wins of the season last week against visiting Corinth and North Warren. […]

Annual Holiday Tournament this weekend

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By Dan King Holiday joy meets hardwood competition this weekend. The 19th annual Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament takes places Tomorrow […]

Dresden officials hope to fix veteran memorial

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By Dan King Dresden’s memorial to the town’s veterans is inadequate, officials say, and they want to do something about […]