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American Revolution

The historic Griffing homestead farm in the town of Thurman, which came into the possession of the family in 1800 and has been held continuously by descendants of the original owner, Stephen Griffing, has been sold during this month by Orley Hazelton Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | People of color got a rare taste of military equality during the American Revolution, a status they would not enjoy again for another 170 years. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Benedict Arnold, among others, saw the problem. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | Two weeks into Lisa Polay’s new job as manager of the Crown Point State Historic Site, the remains of a stone wall of a French fort that had stood for close to three centuries crumbled to bits. Read more

The Sun

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ESSEX | A historic record from the days of the American Revolution has turned up in a pile of time-worn books in Essex. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID | A torch used to relay Olympic fire from Greece for the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid has sold at auction for $40,706. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga did a preservation survey to review its needs on things like security, environment and storage of historic materials. Read more

The Sun

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ORWELL | Ironically, little has been written in-depth about one of Addison County’s most unusual places of history. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | U.S. Army Vermont National Guard Specialist Henry Stone of Rutland has served the nation faithfully since 1978. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LEWIS | The Veteran’s Memorial park in Lewis is nearing construction’s end. Read more

The Sun

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Fort Ticonderoga

TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga is giving the 14th annual Seminar on the American Revolution this weekend with a plethora of expert speakers. Read more

The Sun

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SALISBURY | Conclusion. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL —  A bold new book, titled “Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution”, tells the complete story about Vermont’s role in the War for Independence. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY — A new book by historian and Champlain College professor Willard Sterne Randall reexamines the nearly forgotten War of 1812, also known as America’s Second War of Independence. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA – As Scots Day approaches at Fort Ticonderoga, the national historic landmark has acquired the rare journals of a Pennsylvania officer who was assigned there during the American Revolution. Read more

The Sun

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ADDISON — The DAR John Strong Mansion Museum will open for the season on Saturday, May 27. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT – A monument commemorating the cannon that Henry Knox hauled from Lake Champlain to Boston at the beginning of the American Revolution will be unveiled at Crown Point State Historic Site. Read more

The Sun

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Ceremony set to celebrate history of Crown Point cannon Read more

The Sun

Young and beautiful, Jane McCrea rode out on horseback in secret on the morning of July 27, 1777 to meet her fiancé. Read more

NCL Magazine

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TICONDEROGA – As Ticonderoga town historian, William Dolback wears many hats, including managing the town’s cemeteries and giving historical tours. Read more

The Sun