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Fort Ticonderoga enjoys successful season

Attendance, revenues, donations increase

Fort Ticonderoga officials report a banner year for the historic landmark. Revenues, attendance, donations and other measures are all up in 2012, according to Beth Hill, president and CEO of the not-for-profit fort.

Fort Ticonderoga officials report a banner year for the historic landmark. Revenues, attendance, donations and other measures are all up in 2012, according to Beth Hill, president and CEO of the not-for-profit fort.

— The second phase of the comprehensive plan is expected to begin in early 2013 and will include product development and a plan for Fort Ticonderoga’s future capital growth, said Hill, who was hired as executive director in 2010 and was named president and CEO this year.

In 2011 Fort Ticonderoga trademarked its brand as “America’s Fort” and was named a top destination in the Adirondacks by US News and World Reports Travel.

The Fort Ticonderoga Association operates the facility.

Open to the public since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga is the earliest restoration of its kind in the United States. It preserves North America’s largest 18th-century artillery collection, 2,000 acres of historic landscape on Lake Champlain and Carillon Battlefield, the largest series of untouched 18th-century earthworks surviving in North America. Fort Ticonderoga is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

For information on the fort call 585-2821 or go online at www.Fort-Ticonderoga.org

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