Ticonderoga Walking Tour
Ticonderoga began with the fort and was soon a center of paper production. It has more than three dozen buildings listed on the National Register.
Port Henry was one of the wealthiest villages in New York in the late19th century. Those high up in the Witherbee & Sherman Mining Company could afford the finest.
The wealthy of Port Henry and Moriah followed the path of paternalistic business leaders of the 19th century, including Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan, in creating institutions and services for their workers. They built golf courses, parks, and other recreational amenities.
The exhibit tells the life story of the 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge and interprets the historic toll collector's house, operating as the Lake Champlain Visitors Center by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism since 1993.