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Adirondack Family Time Guidebook for the Champlain Valley: Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga

By Diane Chase Here is the cover for the 2nd Adirondack Family Time™ guidebook. This guide for the Adirondack Champlain Valley and other Adirondack Family Time guides can be found at Barnes and Nobles , Amazon and a local book store near you! This guidebook for the Champlain Valley from Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga covers the towns of Plattsburgh, Ausable Forks, Elizabethtown, Keeseville, Willsboro, Essex, Westport, Port Henry, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. The four-season guide has  over 300 activities 58   easy hikes  and walks 33 swimming areas and waterfalls 30 museums 46 playgrounds/parks 75 trivia questions 15 inside or nature games  40 ice cream parlors and bakeries with sleigh rides, snow shoe trails, farmers markets, performing arts and more © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keen

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Lecture Series 2013 Dates

Once a month the staff of Fort  Ticonderoga will lead the  “Fort Fever Series” through April 2013.  When: Sundays  at 2:00.  Where: Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort  Ticonderoga .  Admission: $10 per person payable at the door; (members of the Friends of Fort  Ticonderoga  are free). Programs are scheduled for January 13, February 10, March 17, and April 21 "The Realities of War" Christopher Fox, Curator of Collections Sunday, January 13, 2013,  2:00 p.m. Using petitions filed by Massachusetts Provincials following their service in the French & Indian War, Chris Fox talks about the experiences of those soldiers during the 1758 campaign against French-held Fort Carillon ( Ticonderoga ). "Exploration on Snow Shoes: A Timeline of Trees on the Pavilion Landscape" Heidi  Karkoski , Curator of Landscape Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m. Tour the Pavilion grounds on a winter's afternoon and learn about the ornamental tree speci

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs! Historic Trades Program: Leather Breeches Workshop"  January 7 and 8, 2012  This two day workshop will focus on construction details for leather breeches based on our collections own original leather breeches.    Material Matters: It's in the Details"  January 28 and 29, 2012 This weekend program focuses on the material culture of the 18th century and is intended for collectors, re-enactors, and people with a general interest in learning more about objects of the 18th century and what they can tell us about history.  "Fort Fever Series: Winter Landscape Snowshoe Trek" January 22, 2012 Explore the Fort Ticonderoga grounds as we identify trees based on their winter characteristics. "Fort Fever Series: The Roar of Musketry and Cracking of Rifles" February 12, 2012 An introduction to weapons of the 18th century with Curator of Collections, Christopher Fox. "Fort Fever Series: Native Ameri

Ticonderoga: North Country Christmas Schedule December 1-4

One thing we always try to do around the holidays is to have the children attend one of the many arts and crafts events around the area. The goal is two-fold. The kids get to create something and then give it to someone as a Christmas gift. The weekend in Ticonderoga, the Ticonderoga Business Chamber is sponsoring its second annual North Country Christmas. The activities range from   Kids Holiday Craft Day at Glens Falls National Ban k to the ability to drop your small ones off to do some craft while you shop ($5) at All Bout Critters.