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Sweet history event coming to Fort Ticonderoga

Chocolate to be highlighted Oct. 13

A living history event at Fort Ticonderoga will take a look at the use of chocolate in the 18th Century. Connecticut soldiers posted in the fall of 1775 at Fort Ticonderoga’s will be portrayed Saturday, Oct. 13. They will demonstrate how chocolate was a simple luxury enjoyed by enlisted soldiers as well as officers.

A living history event at Fort Ticonderoga will take a look at the use of chocolate in the 18th Century. Connecticut soldiers posted in the fall of 1775 at Fort Ticonderoga’s will be portrayed Saturday, Oct. 13. They will demonstrate how chocolate was a simple luxury enjoyed by enlisted soldiers as well as officers.

— The event will conclude with a Saturday evening gala at The Sagamore Resort and will include a cocktail reception and four course meal integrating chocolate into every recipe.

Proceeds from the “Chocolate Covered History” symposium and gala will support Fort Ticonderoga’s educational and interpretive programs.

“Chocolate Covered History” is presented in partnership with The Sagamore Resort (www.thesagamoreresort.com) and American Heritage Chocolate (www.americanheritagechocolate.com). Additional “Chocolate Covered History” sponsors include Amtrak, William Grant & Sons, Banfi Vintners, Veuve Clicquot Champagne and Tuthilltown Spirits.

A variety of symposium event pricing is available including symposium only options as well as package pricing.

For information go online at www.fortticonderoga.org or call 585-2821.

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