Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ticonderoga’s Legacy Subject of New Exhibit at Fort Ti

ticonderoga a historyFort Ticonderoga has announced a new exhibit, “Ticonderoga, A Legacy,” which explores the tradition of Ticonderoga through popular and military culture over two centuries, including the U.S. Navy vessels that have borne its name.

Fort Ticonderoga holds a premier collections of 18th-century military material and cultural artifacts.

In a statement to the press, Fort Ticonderoga curator Matthew Keagle: “This exhibit explores the ways in which Ticonderoga has been evoked, remembered, and memorialized from the end of the Revolution through the end of the 20th century… From Thomas Cole to Thomas Edison, Ticonderoga has captivated and inspired artists and thinkers from around the world. This exhibit will trace Ticonderoga’s place in art and culture through its significant collection of artifacts, books, and images related to the legacy and memory of Ticonderoga in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.”

The exhibit is set to open on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.

Funding for this exhibit was provided by the International Paper Foundation.

Fort Ticonderoga is located at 102 Fort Ti Rd, Ticonderoga. For more information, visit their website.

Painting from the exhibit “Ticonderoga, A Legacy” provided by Fort Ticonderoga.

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