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Ticonderoga’s Indian Pageant, A Historical Account

A personal narrative by Arthur A. Carr of the birth and development of the “Indian Pageant” held at the Forest Theater, Cook’s Grove, Ticonderoga, NY

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Original Kleffel Art Work Donated

The large framed colored poster is believed to be one of the six publicity posters completed by the well-known local artist and photographer Theodore H. Kleffel, for the Society for the Preservation of Indian Lore’s 1947 Indian Pageant held here at Cook’s Grove. Other pieces of Mr. Kleffel’s work were used extensively in the Society’s ’47 pamphlet with scenes that coordinated with the Pageant’s performance theme: “The Birth of the Longhouse” or the “First League of Nations.”

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