The Ti Blog

Ticonderoga Fishing Tournaments Season!

This month is definitely fishing derby season in and around Ticonderoga!  There are plenty of events upcoming, so check your bait, gas up the boat and get your line in the water! Here are some fishing derby events coming up: 8/22/15: NBS Fishing Tournament | Ticonderoga Boat Launch. Contact Sandy Oja for information at (603) … Read More

Meet Ticonderoga Folk Rock Artist Ashley Sofia

A native of the Adirondacks, Ashley Sofia is a trending fold rock artist with a graceful style and original sound.  This young Ticonderoga born musician has been named a Saratoga Springs Caffe Lena emerging artist, her album Love and Fury was named one of the “Best Records of 2014,” by The Times Union and she … Read More

Meet Steve LaMere, Essex County Fish Hatchery Director!

Meet Steve LaMere, Director of the Essex County Fish Hatchery in Crown Point, NY!  Steve manages the day-to-day operations at the hatchery, a program that has a significant impact on the region’s recreational and economic health. The Essex County Fish Hatchery is a great place to bring the kids when you are visiting the Ticonderoga … Read More

Ticonderoga is “Ship” Shape!

Do you know just how often “Ticonderoga” has been used to name a ship? An Iroquois word meaning “between two waters,” Ticonderoga NY was a vital area of land during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Fort Ticonderoga was the sight of many bloody battles as it changed hands several times during … Read More

Did You Know: Ticonderoga Bicentennial Clock

The Ticonderoga Bicentennial Clock on Montcalm Street is one of those local features that we tend to take for granted or actually overlook…it seems like it has always been there!  Maybe you see it out of the corner of your eye driving through town…glance at it as you pass by, or maybe you don’t even … Read More

Meet Heather Johns: Director, Black Watch Library

The Black Watch Library is a Ticonderoga treasure…a valued community resource, a public service partner in the region, and a favorite destination for kids of all ages for over a century.  We wanted to share more information about the Black Watch Library, and who better to share the past and future goals of the library … Read More

Ticonderoga Pencils: Made In Ticonderoga?

Ticonderoga pencils. It almost seems like a sure thing…with a standout name like Ticonderoga, you might assume that these pencils are – or were – made right here in Ti.  The truth is, the pencils themselves were never made in Ticonderoga, but the graphite originally used in the pencils was mined in Ticonderoga. Ticonderoga pencils … Read More

1st Annual Ticonderoga “Mom Prom” is March 14th!

Save the Date! Saturday, March 14th, the first ever Ticonderoga Mom Prom for the Ticonderoga Area will be held at the Best Western Plus in Ticonderoga from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm to benefit the Best 4th of the North Celebration and the Kiwanis of Ticonderoga Backpack Program. “Mom Proms” are the latest craze, sweeping … Read More

Ticonderoga Dog Park: A Labor Of Love For Lynda Mackey!

Did you know there is a dog park in Ticonderoga? The Ticonderoga Dog Park is 2 acres of green, sniff-friendly outdoor fun for your dog!  Located off of Lord HowStreet between Pearl St. and Alexandria Avenue, the dog park provides a safe and fun setting where your dog can enjoy some glorious time off leash … Read More