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Perpetuating American Traditions for Future Generations

With Tortured Eyes

On this day, 18 October 1646, Fr. Isaac Jogues was killed on his third visit to the lands of the Iroquois.

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Black Watch Library, the beginnings

The beginnings – the story behind the birth of a community that built a public library – the Black Watch Library, Ticonderoga, NY.

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Popular “Chilson Hill” Book is Back!

You will cry and you will laugh as she tells her recollections of her childhood growing up on “Chilson Hill” (Ticonderoga) during the 1930s. A real MUST READ!

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Retrieving the Colors, Veterans Day 2013

Ticonderoga’s American Legion Post #224 veterans, assisted by The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron #224, and three Eagle Scout members from Boy Scout, Troop #72 “Retrieved the Colors” today at seven local cemeteries, their own Veterans Memorial in Bi-Centennial Park, the Boy Scout’s Monument, and finishing with a special service at the Nursing Home.

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“The War of 1812” – New Book Donated

Historians, students, and naval buffs will enjoy one of the newest themed books accessioned into the Society’s Research Library. “The War of 1812 – and the Rise of the U.S. Navy” was recently donated by Robert Lamb, trustee and naval historian.

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