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Fort Ticonderoga logoThe painting Ticonderoga 1758 can be viewed on July 8th as part of the Battle of Carillon Commemoration

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Fort Ticonderoga announces a special exhibition of a new painting by internationally renowned historical artist, Don Troiani, depicting the fury of the 1758 Battle of Carillon. This painting is on special display as part of the July 8th Battle of Carillon Commemoration at Fort Ticonderoga. Don Troiani’s arresting canvas depicts the striking heroism of the officers and men of the 42nd (Highland) Regiment of the British Army as they attacked the French lines on the Heights of Carillon on the afternoon of July 8, 1758.

Indep Day Weeknd 2022Featured rare Revolutionary War Artifacts on Exhibit and a Special Event Weekend

Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during the holiday weekend, July 2-4, 2022. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred, with museum staff and costumed interpreters recreating and exploring the events of the year 1777. Guests will follow the footsteps of the Continental Army and see first-hand the struggle for freedom.

Clinton County Historical AssociationOn Valcour Island each Sunday in July, with guided Tours of the Lighthouse

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The Clinton County Historical Association announces that the public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island Sundays July 3, July 17, July 24 and July 31 from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Transportation to the lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. On July 10, the lighthouse will be open from 9 am to 2:30 pm and transportation to the lighthouse will be available between 9 am and 1:30 pm.  The cost is $30 per person. Preregister by calling 518-561-0340.

ORDA logoORDA to host a celebration of movement and its Olympic legacy on June 23 

Lake Placid, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will host a series of activities on Thursday, June 23, commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Games and the establishment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The day celebrates being active and living the Olympic values around the three pillars of Olympic Day, “move, learn and discover,” and is marked by hundreds of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) from around the world.

Fort Ticonderoga logoJune 22 at 2pm

President And CEO Beth Hill to Also Announce Significant Projected Economic Impact and Detail Next Phase of Multi-Year Upgrades to Facilities and Visitor Experience

Fort Ticonderoga’s $70 million effort is one of the largest economic development projects in the North Country

Ticonderoga, NY – On June 22, President and CEO Beth Hill, along with New York State and regional leadership, will gather for the grand opening celebration of the 1826 Pavilion restoration and adaptive re-use project.  The completion of the $9 million project is Phase 1 of multi-year capital and facilities upgrades which will vastly expand the visitor experience and generate significantly new economic activity in the region.

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Abstract Artist John Van Alstine and Iconic Printmaker José Guadalupe Posada

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection presents two new summer exhibitions, sharing the works of two outstanding artists. Opening Saturday, June 11, 2022, are the exhibitions: Transformations: The Art of John Van Alstine and José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico. The exhibitions are open to the public from June 11 – September 18, 2022, Thursday through Sunday from 10 am –5 pm.

Sunset Cruise beautyTiconderoga, N.Y. -- Fort Ticonderoga is today announcing that they will be offering a brand new Airbnb Experience for locals and visitors to the Lake Champlain region alike, inviting guests to come aboard a 1920s-style tour boat, Carillon, for a sunset cruise this Civic Season.

This new Experience will invite guests to enjoy a blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else, taking in scenic vistas along Lake Champlain – as well as sights of shipwrecks and more that lies beneath Lake Champlain, thanks to onboard sonar while learning about Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history.

Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance10 am to 4 pm, Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19; Free Admission

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance (ACCA) hosts the 13th Annual Museum Days Weekend throughout Clinton County June 18-19, 2022, inviting visitors and residents to explore the area’s wealth of museums, galleries, and cultural organizations. For two days (with a couple of exceptions as noted), from 10 am to 4 pm, participating locations will offer free admission, including demonstrations, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and more.  This year’s event coincides with the first of two New York State “Path Through History” Weekends in 2022.

Fort Ticonderoga Scots DayTiconderoga, NY - For the first time since 2019, this family favorite event is back! Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history during our Scots Day Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The celebration of Scottish history, heritage and culture runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Advance tickets can be purchased at www.fortticonderoga.org or at the Admissions Booth upon arrival.

Explore Scottish clan tents to learn more about the rich ancestry and culture. Merchants selling kilts, crafts, and other gifts will join Scottish organizations from across the East coast to greet visitors with information on all aspects of their rich heritage.

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