PO Box 390
Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Spirit of 76
in 1755 by the French, Fort Carillon - renamed Fort
Ticonderoga in 1759 by the British, stands guard over the
southern tip of Lake Champlain in northern New York
State. It was at this fort on May 10th, 1775 that
Americans secured their first victory in their War for
Independence. Its cannon were then used by George
Washington to lay siege to Boston, and it was from this
fort that the American attacks against the British forces
in Canada were launched.
to Fort Ticonderoga on July 10th, 1999 provided the
images published herein.
Last updated November 23rd, 1999