The Hancock House Museum in Ticonderoga is set to open to the public Wednesdays through Saturdays beginning June 2nd. The four-story museum and research library will be open from 10 am until 4 pm during the month of June and will move to daily operations for the months of July and August. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga’s Hancock House Museum Opens
The Hancock House Museum in Ticonderoga, Essex County, is set to move to fall hours beginning September 6th.
The four-story museum and research library, located at 6 Moses Circle, will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm during the months of September and October. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga’s Hancock House Museum Moves to Fall Hours
The Ticonderoga Historical Society is offering a free local history volume to all 2020 graduating seniors of the Ticonderoga Central School District.
Ticonderoga – Patches and Patterns from Its Past is a compilation of historical vignettes regarding the town and its heritage. [Read more…] about Historical Society Offers Its Graduating Seniors A Free History Book
The Ticonderoga Historical Society has a position available for a graduate intern in public history, museum studies or a related field for the summer of 2020. The Society is housed within the Hancock House, a four-story historic house museum, open to the public.
The museum houses a collection of approximately 4,000 artifacts, 7,000 books and manuscripts, and other original materials relating to the history of the Lake Champlain Basin Region. In addition to its exhibit space, the Historical Society engages in an active plan of community outreach, programs and lectures. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga Historical Offering Internship
The Ticonderoga Historical Society has expanded the offerings of its annual Summer A’Fair, which will take place at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, from 10 am until 2 pm on Saturday, August 10.
Each year the Historical Society presents a bake sale featuring an array of home-baked treats, as well as a “white elephant” sale of gently used goods, along with a vendor area featuring high-quality craft, household, and one-of-a-kind items. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga Historical Expands Summer A’Fair
The Ticonderoga Historical Society has opened the exhibit “Salmon and People,” set to run through June 21, with a free public program on Friday, June 21 at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga. Provided by the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership, the exhibit celebrates 2019 as the “International Year of the Salmon.” [Read more…] about History of Champlain Salmon Focus of Ti Exhibit
In 1861 Benjamin Hall of Elizabethtown in Essex County was one among many young men who enlisted to fight against the South in the Union Army.
His wartime experiences took him to some of the major battlefields of the American Civil War, and finally to the notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp at Andersonville, Georgia. [Read more…] about Elizabethtown Civil War POW Benjamin Hall Talk in Ti
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 will host North Country Community College Library Director Brian O’Connor for a talk entitled “Birth of the American Eagle – The Army Air Service in WWI.”
The United States Army Air Service was established during World War One by President Woodrow Wilson. Under commanding General John J. Pershing, the fledgling service began service over the skies of France in the spring of 1918.
By the end of the war, the Air Service had employed 45 squadrons covering 85 miles of battle front. 7Seventy-one pursuit pilots were credited with shooting down five or more German aircraft while in American service, while the Air Service overall destroyed 756 enemy aircraft and 76 balloons in combat. [Read more…] about Ticonderoga Program: Birth of the Army Air Corps