Introduction to Ticonderoga, New York
French explorers first arrived in this area in the mid 17th century. Ticonderoga was the site of several historic battles during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Fort Ticonderoga served as a portage between George Lake and Champlain Lake. Ticonderoga was officially incorporated in 1804. The town was famous during the late 18th century for producing wood products like lead pencils and paper.
Ticonderoga and nearby Attractions
- Bolton Historical Museum
- Chimney Point Historic Site
- Branbury State Park
- Great Escape & Splash Water Kingdom
- Fort Ticonderoga
Things To Do In Ticonderoga
The area around Lake George offers breathtaking views and is also suitable for a range of outdoor activities. Local museums include the Bolton Historical Museum, the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum and the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. The Great Escape & Splash Water Kingdom, located in close proximity to Lake George, is also a popular local destination. The La Chute River Walk includes a walking trail which highlights the river’s history and rich heritage.
Burlington International is the closest major airport.
Ticonderoga Higher Education
North Country Community College, Middlebury College, Adriondack Community College and Saint Michaels College are all accessible from Ticonderoga.