The Essex Calendar is the quickest and easiest way to discover what’s happening in and around Essex, NY. In addition to the calendar view, you can view a list of upcoming events and add an event. (Lost your password?)

NOTICE (March 13, 2020) In light of the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic many events in the country and our community are being canceled or postponed. We will do our best to update events, but we recommend you double-check with the venue/event organizer to confirm scheduled events are taking place before attending.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

September 6, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fort Ticonderoga hosts “The Lake Series: Lake George and Lake Champlain” on three Saturdays this summer, June 21, August 16, and September 6. The series explores the history, geography, culture, ecology, and current issues related to the Lake George and Lake Champlain region. The Series takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center and is open to the public.

The Series feature presentations in three strands each day:

Saturday, June 21: “The Fresh Water Fight for a Nation: Benedict Arnold and the Battle of Valcour Island” by James Nelson; “In Stoddard’s Footsteps” by Mark Bowie, and “Long-Term Patterns in Lake Champlain Plankton” by Timothy Mihuc.

Saturday, August 16: “Artifacts from the Boscawen, an 18th-Century British Sloop on Lake Champlain” by Chris Fox, “The Current Status of Invasive Species in Lake George” by Kristen Rohne, and “Charles R. Wood and Lake George: Tourism’s Growth” by Stan Cianfarnano and Marilyn Van Dyke.

Saturday, September 6: “A Brief History of Steamboating on Lake George and Lake Champlain” by Rich Strum, “The Hidden World of Lake Champlain, a New Look at What Lies Beneath the Surface” by Tom Manley, and “The Northeast Passage: New York to Montreal” by Rick Moulton.

Pre-Registration Required

Pre-registration for this series is required. Participants can register for one, two, or all three Saturdays. Those registering before the June 21 session can register for all three days and save 20%. Go here to register and learn more.

You can learn more about the series and other programs at www.fortticonderoga.org. Select the “Explore and Learn” tab and select “Life Long Learning” on the drop-down menu.

The Lake Series is supported in part by the South Lake Champlain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation and by National Grid.

Details

Date:
September 6, 2014
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, , ,

Organizer

Fort Ticonderoga
Phone:
518-585-2821
Email:
info@fort-ticonderoga.org
Website:
http://www.fortticonderoga.org/

Venue

Fort Ticonderoga
100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
518-585-2821
Website:
http://www.fortticonderoga.org/

Reader Interactions

Leave a Reply

Thank you for using the Essex Calendar. Please share this community resource with your friends! And don’t forget to subscribe to the Essex blog. We’ll email you a daily (or weekly) digest with current Essex blog posts, upcoming community events and more.