The trip also has four beneficiaries: Fort Ticonderoga
, The New York State Military Museum, Boston National Historic Park and the General Henry Knox Museum in Maine, and as they've shared their story, Mr.
Since the military collections have been rehoused and are now accessible for research, scholars are discovering the research potential Fort Ticonderoga
has to offer.
Henry Knox made the original trek, when he left Fort Ticonderoga
in early December 1775, and didn't arrive to just outside Boston until late January in 1776.
Roberts' manuscripts are displayed in the United States, among them Rabble in Arms, at Fort Ticonderoga
Horrigan described the movement of artillery as "an amazing engineering feat" involving dragging 59 British cannons (captured by Ethan Allen) nearly 300 miles, from Fort Ticonderoga
to Cambridge and then onto Dorchester Heights, overlooking Boston Harbor, in just 56 days.
, at the northern end of Lake George, had been in English hands since 1758, after several battles with the French.
The next goals were the capture of Fort Ticonderoga
and then Quebec itself.
Working alongside researchers from the University of California, Davis, Colonial Williamsburg, Fort Ticonderoga
and many other institutions, we have uncovered a wealth of information related to chocolate and its surprising prominence in the lives of Americans during the Revolutionary era," said Janis Smith-Gomez, Marketing Vice President at the Historic Division of Mars, Incorporated.
Henry Knox and his soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga
, and he said that the supporters at his kickoff were his soldiers, who were going to march to Beacon Hill and reclaim the Statehouse - from whom, he didn't say.
As a captain in the Connecticut Militia, he responded to a call for reinforcements for the British General Abercrombie, on his way to Fort Ticonderoga
A musket that weighs 15 or 20 pounds and was taken at Fort Ticonderoga
In New York, the group takes a ferry ride across Lake Champlain to Lake Placid, the site of the Olympic Winter Games, and visits Fort Ticonderoga
Henry Knox, the Revolutionary War commander who successfully brought 60 tons of cannon from Fort Ticonderoga
in upstate New York across Massachusetts on what has come to be known as "the Knox Trail" to Cambridge.
The Fort Ticonderoga
Association: Research and living history programming portraying how chocolate was used by armies and the various cultures that held the Fort during 1777
After all, those trusty Green Mountain Boys who captured Fort Ticonderoga
during the Revolutionary War were really part of the New Hampshire militia, and everyone knows we've been playing better hockey and making better maple syrup ever since.