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Fort Ticonderoga honors state senator

New York State Sen. Betty Little received Fort Ticonderoga’s Outstanding Citizen Award at the fort’s annual midsummer gala. From left are Beth Hill, president of the Fort Ticonderoga Association, Peter S. Paine, Jr., chairman of the Fort Ticonderoga Association, and Little.

New York State Sen. Betty Little received Fort Ticonderoga’s Outstanding Citizen Award at the fort’s annual midsummer gala. From left are Beth Hill, president of the Fort Ticonderoga Association, Peter S. Paine, Jr., chairman of the Fort Ticonderoga Association, and Little.

— The Fort Ticonderoga Association is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization that manages Fort Ticonderoga. Serving the public since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 70,000 visitors annually. The historic site and museum includes the restored fort, museum galleries, approximately 2,000 acres of land including Carillon Battlefield, Mount Defiance, the northern end of Mount Independence, and the King’s Garden.

Fort Ticonderoga is home to one of America’s largest collections of 18th-century military material culture and its research library contains nearly 14,000 published works focusing on the military history of northeastern North America and New France during the 18th century. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of Fort Ticonderoga.

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