Fort Ticonderoga to host authors for series

TICONDEROGA-Fort Ticonderoga has announced its 2011 Author Series, featuring authors of recent works related to the 18th- and 19th-century history of the fort.

The programs take place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga and are followed by a book signing in the Fort Ticonderoga Museum Store. Each program is included in the cost of admission.

The series includes:

June 19, 2 p.m. - Neil Goodwin, author of "We Go as Captives: The Royalton Raid and the Shadow War on the Revolutionary Frontier."

June 25, 11 a.m. - Russell P. Bellico, author of "Empires in the Mountains: French & Indian War Campaigns and Forts in the Lake Champlain, Lake George, and Hudson River Corridor."

July 31, 2 p.m. -Barnet Schecter, author of "George Washington's America: A Biography Through His Maps."

Aug. 7, 2 p.m. -Richard Clark, author of "Pathway to Liberty" (historical fiction).

Aug. 14, 2 p.m. -Tom Barker and Paul Huey, authors of "The 1776-1777 Northern Campaigns of the American War for Independence."

Sept. 10, 11 a.m. -James L. Nelson, author of "With Fire and Sword: The Battle of Bunker Hill and the Beginning of the American Revolution."

Sept. 11, 11:30 a.m. -Willard Sterne Randall, author of "Ethan Allen: His Life and Times."

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