Fort Ticonderoga is set to open for the season Saturday, May 4. Attendees can experience the power of artillery and crackle of muskets through daily weapons demonstrations and explore programs, new exhibits, gardens, historic trades, and other family adventures across the 2000-acre scenic historic property. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Offers New Experiences, Opening Saturday
Fort Ticonderoga has announced a new exhibit, “Ticonderoga, A Legacy,” which explores the tradition of Ticonderoga through popular and military culture over two centuries, including the U.S. Navy vessels that have borne its name. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga’s Legacy Focus of New Exhibit
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to open its 2019 free movie series with a showing of the classic Spencer Tracy film Northwest Passage on April 26th.
The 1940 early Technicolor film is based on the 1937 best-selling historical novel by the same name, authored by Kenneth Roberts, from a serialized version that had previously run in the Saturday Evening Post. The film is set along the New York and New Hampshire frontier during the French and Indian War including at Crown Point, Lake Champlain, and the Connecticut Valley.
The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership has recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant to support a graduate-level student intern to develop historical content about the role of the Champlain Valley in early American history from 1609-1815, with an emphasis on the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, the focus of the 2020 Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant For Graduate Fellowship
Longtime Glens Falls Post-Star reporter Maury Thompson will present a program on local figure Charles Evans Hughes on April 12th in Ticonderoga.
Hughes served as Governor of New York from 1907 until 1910. After serving as governor, Hughes was a U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. He resigned from the Court in 1916 to accept the Republican nomination for President, losing by a narrow margin to incumbent Democrat Woodrow Wilson. He would go on to serve as U.S. Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. [Read more…] about Charles Evans Hughes Lecture In Ticonderoga
The remains dislodged from an 18th century military cemetery at a Lake George construction site will, in all likelihood, be reinterred on the grounds of Fort George Park, say Village officials.
The Village’s Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution calling upon New York State to permit the remains to be buried at the state-owned park, said Mayor Bob Blais.
Blais said New York State officials support the proposal, although the remains will be in the possession of state archaeologists for at least a year, undergoing examination and analyses. [Read more…] about Rev War Remains: The 1st Pennsylvania At Ft George, Lake George
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to open its 2019 program season on Friday, March 29 at 7 pm, with a program commemorating the end of the First World War. “Versailles: The Peace to End all Peace” will take place at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, in Ticonderoga, NY. [Read more…] about Treaty of Versailles Program at Ticonderoga
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to host a workshop for beginning grant writers on Friday, March 1 at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga.
This workshop is aimed toward non-profit staff and volunteers who have little or no experience in writing and submitting grant requests. Ticonderoga Historical Society Managing Director Diane O’Connor will be the workshop facilitator, calling on more than 25 years of non-profit management experience and a track record of grant writing for a variety of organizations. [Read more…] about A Ticonderoga NonProfit Grant Writing Workshop
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to present a free program, “Adirondack Jews – Community and Contribution,” at 7 pm on Thursday, November 29 at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle in Ticonderoga.
The Adirondacks are rich with accomplishments and contributions by individuals of Jewish heritage. This program will look at people such as Louis Marshall, an attorney and conservationist and his son Bob Marshall, a founder of the Adirondack 46ers and The Wilderness Society. [Read more…] about Adirondack Jewish History Program Planned