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Crown Point State Historic Site

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CROWN POINT | A small section of Bridge Road near the Crown Point Historic Site may be reconfigured, depending on whether or not the project can get funding. The irony of the problem isn’t that the highway is too bad, it’s that it’s too good. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | Communities in the Essex County lake communities are gearing up for the Empire State bicycle trail, which is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | One by one, students from St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga came forward at an impromptu outdoor classroom at the Crown Point State Historic Site and were handed a tiny ball of fluff, a bird that had been snared in the nets... Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | An updated management plan (UMP) is in the works for the campgrounds and historic area at Crown Point, and the public is invited to participate in a brainstorming meeting Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Daylight had scarcely dawned on the first day of 2019 when Stacy Robinson of Port Henry saw a chunky little songbird with a black mask straight out of the Lone Ranger sitting on the topmost twig of a tree, like a golf ball on a tee. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | It’s just a sign, except it isn’t. It’s a life. 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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TICONDEROGA | In an area where the fabric of America was first stitched, Ticonderoga and its surrounding communities did much more to contribute to the foundation of the United States of America than being a stronghold at times of war. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | The Sherman Free Library, fashioned of the elegantly sturdy oak and brick that defined the mining era in which it was built, has always known what it had — sort of. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Master Mason Darrell W. LaFrance Sr. of the Crown Point State Historic Site has been recognized by the state for his work at the forts. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | Crown Point State Historic Site Manager Michael Roets has been bid a fond farewell by his friends and co-workers. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | The waterfront revitalization strategy for Crown Point includes expansion of the town’s Monitor Bay Campground and the Essex County Fish Hatchery, a visitor center and a pedestrian-friendly downtown. Read more

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE | A Townwide Waterfront Revitalization Strategy is coming to help guide the Town of Schroon. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT — Nationally recognized author and historian Bob Bearor will be signing books at the Crown Point Historic Site on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT — Reenactors in the annual French and Indian War Encampment are marching toward the Crown Point State Historic Site. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY – The Sherman Free Library in Port Henry has found funding for restoration of a valuable historic painting. Read more

The Sun

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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

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CROWN POINT – Answer some riddles, follow a quest map, and poke around the Champlain Bridge to win a commemorative coin. Read more

The Sun

The storied history of the Crown Point Historic Site Read more

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