The Ti Blog

Who’s Who In Ticonderoga: Meet Matt Courtright, TACC Executive Director!

“Business Focused. Community Minded. Future Driven.” The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) tag line describes the friendly and supportive TACC team to a “T”. We asked Matt Courtright, Executive Director of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber, a few questions about the important role the Chamber plays in building and maintaining a vibrant economy and their efforts to … Read More

Ticonderoga Fourth Of July Celebration

2019 Best 4th In The North Schedule of Events Best 4th In The North Celebration: June 30th – July 4th, 2019   Sunday, June 30th:    8:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Downtown Block Party – Music & Dancing – STAR TREK Original Series Set Tour Parking Lot – Music by Doc Entertainment. *No alcohol allowed. Sponsored … Read More

Port Henry’s “Champ” – The Monster, The Myth, The Legend

As warm weather blows into the Champlain Region, so too, will local and distant Port Henry Champ enthusiasts – those believers in the famed ancient cryptid whose potential existence in Lake Champlain predates the Loch Ness Monster, possibly by a couple of hundred years! Whether you believe this indigenous legend is a figment of some … Read More

Ticonderoga Spring Shopping & Dining Night

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Friday, May 6th Participating businesses open until 9:00 PM, unless noted. Take photos of 5 of the Positive Quotes at participating businesses, upload them to the TACC facebook page, and let us know where you found them. You will be entered for a chance to win a number of prizes! Support Local! … Read More

Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department: Serving the Community 143 Years and Counting!

In 2014, The New York Times wrote an article, “The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter,” a disheartening, yet accurate account of the dwindling number of volunteer firemen across the country. However, you wouldn’t know it at the Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department, where for 143 years, the residents of this small upstate New York community have made volunteering … Read More

10 Free Things To Do In Ticonderoga

Looking for a mini adventure? Whether you are visiting the Adirondacks or live locally, we’ve listed 10 free things to do in Ticonderoga NY! Take a self-guided tour of the many Essex County historic markers in Ticonderoga, Crown Point and Moriah. Plan a picnic in Bicentennial Park! A scenic setting with a playground, views of the LaChute River, and … Read More

North Country Thrive Work Expo & Job Fair in Moriah

North Country Thrive’s Mission The North Country Thrive Partnership exists to ensure that every citizen, regardless of age, has the opportunity to succeed from cradle through career and become a contributing member of society.  We support successful students, productive citizens, and thriving communities through a collaborative network that leverages data and aligns community resources to … Read More

Garret & John Had A Dream | Random Scoots #4

The Random Scoots Blog | Fred Provoncha Ticonderoga Heritage Museum, Rock Collector Writer, Author of Ticonderoga (Images of America) Once upon a time in High School, I was dozing through history class when the teacher said something that cut through the haze. Something about John Brown and Harpers Ferry. Coming immediately to what passed for … Read More

Before The Beginning | Random Scoots #3

The Random Scoots Blog | Fred Provoncha Writer, Author, Ticonderoga Heritage Museum, Rock Collector       Ice and snow and rocks and water. 12,000 years ago that was all there was here. 11,000 years ago like the world after the great flood, the land began to appear. The Adirondacks had been pushed down somewhat, … Read More