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Fort Ticonderoga
Historic site, museum, cultural destination, and educational organization.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 18
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Fort Ticonderoga May 17
“Where a goat can go, a man can go and where a man can go he can drag a gun…” is attributed to Wm Phillips as he planned to drag cannons up Mt Defiance in 1777. This did more than threaten American held Ticonderoga; it pushed the boundaries of possibility
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Fort Ticonderoga May 16
What a moment here at Fort Ticonderoga! Our cannon demonstrations* take place every day at 2:00 PM! *Rainbows may or may not be present during the demo. Great fun examining the science and art of artillery, however, is guaranteed.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 16
Join Fort Ticonderoga Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, to remember the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers paid the ultimate price for freedom. Discover the story of the American Army in 1777.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 16
This week's comes from dice! These pair of bone dice were found in the ruins of the fort. Check out the object record on the Ticonderoga Online Collections, and see them in 'A Ticonderoga Chronology' exhibit, located on the second floor of the South Barracks!
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AdirondackExperience May 14
We had a great day in Albany yesterday for the annual ADK Day at the Capitol. We were happy to represent the History and Culture sector of the Adirondacks along with our colleagues
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Fort Ticonderoga May 15
Fort Ticonderoga had a BLAST hosting the Twin Rivers Council BSA Camporee this past weekend! With a jam-packed schedule of activities and programs, endless memories were made at historic proportions that will be cherished forever!
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Fort Ticonderoga May 15
Fort Ticonderoga is the perfect place for families, school and youth groups, and Scouts to try their hands at historic trades! Be sure to grab a scavenger hunt when you arrive and see if you can find all the answers scattered around the museum
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Fort Ticonderoga May 15
Any idea what this week's object is? Tell us your guesses and check back tomorrow for the answer!
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Fort Ticonderoga May 14
Today's theme is . During his service in WWI, ,useum co-founder Stephen Pell was stuck in the leg by shrapnel. He had this case made to hold the shell fragment and pictures of the nurses who helped him recover
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Fort Ticonderoga May 13
Ella Ferris Pell was a painter, sculptor, and illustrator. Read this blog post to find out more about Ella and 2017 Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellow Anna Faherty’s work with objects in the Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s collections.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 13
We celebrate the accomplishments of museum founder Sarah G.T. Pell who believed in preserving the past for the benefit of the future. Sarah was the prime mover in restoring Fort Ticonderoga, the Pavilion, and was an advocate for women’s rights.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 13
Today Fort Ticonderoga takes part in by recognizing both famous and anonymous women whose lives have impacted our societies. Visit us this summer and celebrate with items…
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Kathleen Quinn Skell May 10
“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” Thomas Paine ~Living history
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Revolution250 May 10
Rev250 event of the day — May 10, 1775, Ethan Allen, the Green Mountain Boys & newly commissioned Massachusetts colonel Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga from the British army. ’s annual Revolution symposium coming Sept 20-22:
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Fort Ticonderoga May 10
On This Day: America's First Victory of the Revolution
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Fort Ticonderoga May 9
Replying to @FrannyZawadzki
Great guessing!!
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Fort Ticonderoga May 9
The detail comes from a Carrera marble statue of Ethan Allen! This statue was created by Vermont artist Larkin Mead in 1876 and is a smaller version of the Ethan Allen statue that represents the state of Vermont in Statuary Hall at the United States Capital.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 8
Any guesses on this week’s object? The answer will be revealed tomorrow!
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