The Georgian-style Hancock House, an exact replica of Thomas Hancock's (John Hancock's uncle) former Beacon Hill home in Boston, was built as a home for the New York Historical Association. The museum collection includes furniture and objects from the 18th and 19th centuries, including Duncan Phyfe and Chippendale pieces, colonial-era furniture, old toys, local history displays, and a unique collection of memorabilia from the Defiance Hose Company, a local volunteer fire department circa 1880. Genealogy research center. Gift shop. Special Events: classes, lectures and slide shows. A self-guided Walking Tour of Ticonderoga features the architecture and history of 28 different historic buildings, homes and churches. Pick up a map at Hancock House.
- Open daily July-August, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Open September-June, Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Admission is by donation