Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A landscape filled with legend and activity . . .
Champlain Valley Heritage Network
One local farmer’s interest in Indian customs gave rise to the Forest Theatre. Tom Cook’s Indian Pageant began as a celebration of the “green corn festival” in 1932. Over the years, it grew into an annual event portraying Native American life to hundreds of summer visitors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Colonial Era • Native Americans • War, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 43° 52.86′ N, 73° 26.958′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on New York State Route 9N, on the left when traveling southTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Streetroad Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Old Military Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hancock House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Liberty Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); Grace Leach (approx. 2.4 miles away); Island Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Richards' Dam (approx. 2˝ miles away); Anatomy of the River (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
More about this marker. A map of the Champlain Valley area appears on the left of the marker. The upper left features a photograph of a “Ti Trotters” courtesy of the Ticonderoga Historical Society.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.