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Going Loon-y

Going Loon-y

I was helping my son with his school work today. For one assignment, he had to compose a paragraph of an exciting trip he’s taken. He chose to write about our summer trip to Blue Mountain Lake, but was having difficulty getting started. To inspire him, we looked through some of the photos of our […]

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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 3

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 3

We spent the better part of a day at Fort Ticonderoga, taking in the magnificent sights of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain, absorbing the amazing and sometimes tragic history, and exploring the fort’s numerous labyrinthine pathways and alcoves. And this was all before we had even entered one building! Read Part 1 and Part […]

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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 2

In A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 1, I discussed the amazing views of the fort and its very important role in the defense of pre-colonial settlements and American Revolutionary strategy. After soaking in the glorious sights and enjoying a musket drill, we entered the interior ring of the fort that once housed the soldiers, […]

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The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

I’ve visited some amazing museums in my time — the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History, the New York State Museum — the Adirondack Museum in the central Adirondack region is perhaps one of the largest museums in Upstate New York. It certainly ranks as one of the most interesting and enjoyable. […]

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