Fort Ticonderoga

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Fort Ticonderoga a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775
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Usage

In literature:

The easy capture of Fort Ticonderoga led him to underrate difficulties.
"Washington and his Comrades in Arms" by George Wrong
Montcalm burned Fort William Henry and withdrew to Ticonderoga at the north end of the lake.
"The Conquest of New France" by George M. Wrong
Their goal was the rocky promontory where Fort Ticonderoga was long afterward built.
"Pioneers Of France In The New World" by Francis Parkman, Jr.
Before them, just within gunshot range, stood the fort of Ticonderoga.
"True to the Old Flag" by G. A. Henty
In 1758 an expedition was to be directed against Ticonderoga, on Lake George, a fort erected by the French.
"The Book of Dreams and Ghosts" by Andrew Lang
At the southern end is the fort William Henry; at the northern outlet is the French fort with the name of Ticonderoga.
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
The second Continental Congress met at Philadelphia the same day that Fort Ticonderoga was taken.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
The important fort of Ticonderoga was surprised and easily captured, and the road was open for his soldiers into the highlands.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
Another fort was erected by the Marquis, at Crown Point, on Lake Champlain, and yet another at Ticonderoga.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
He often teasingly reminded Faith of her plan to ask Ethan Allen to come and take possession of Fort Ticonderoga.
"A Little Maid of Ticonderoga" by Alice Turner Curtis
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In news:

TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga recently received a grant from the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation supporting school outreach programs in the Adirondacks during the 2012-2013 school year.
In the early months of the Revolutionary War, Arnold helped seize Fort Ticonderoga and ship its cannon to the patriot forces besieging Boston.
To learn more about programs for students and teachers from Fort Ticonderoga , visit www. fort-ticonderoga .org and select the "Explore and Learn" tab.
Teachers interested in learning more about school programs, including outreach programs, should contact Strum at rstrum@ fort-ticonderoga .org or 518-585-6370.
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.
Sandy Morhouse, right, campaign chairman and chairman-elect of the Fort Ticonderoga board of trustees, discusses the 2012 Fort Ticonderoga capital campaign.
Restored Colonial garden makes a colorful addition to Fort Ticonderoga .
In 1755, the French began constructing Fort Carillon on the Ticonderoga peninsula at the southern end of Lake Champlain.
TICONDEROGA Fort Ticonderoga is asking the public to help bail it out of financial difficulty.
Fort Ticonderoga recently received a grant from the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation supporting school outreach programs in the Adirondack Park during the 2012-13 school year.
Fort Ticonderoga hosts Heritage, Harvest & Horse Fest.
Fort Ticonderoga and the King's Garden will celebrate the sights, sounds and tastes of fall on Saturday with the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival.
Fort Ticonderoga presents the British 1777 Campaign March, a living history weekend, this Saturday and Sunday, Sept 8 and 9.
Sustainable history center exhibits Fort Ticonderoga 's storied past.
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