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13 Places In New York You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination

Fort Ticonderoga, New York: People have seen the ghost of a woman around the fort and the lake, and heard her sobbing. She is probably Nancy Coates, mistress to General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, who also haunts the fort. Thinking Wayne had left her for another woman, Nancy drowned herself in Lake Champlain. She has been seen running along the footpaths near the fort. Her pale, lifeless body has also been seen floating in the water.

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Fort Ticonderoga, formerly Fort Carillon, is a large 18th-century fort built by the Canadians and the French at a narrows near the south end of Lake Champlain in upstate New York in the United States. It was constructed by Canadien Michel Chartier de Lotbinière, Marquis de Lotbinière between 1754 and 1757 during the Seven Years' War,

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Fort Ticonderoga for families

Step back in time at Fort Ticonderoga in the Adirondacks, New York, USA. This fort was held by three countries through many battles - including the first American victory of the Revolutionary War. Each year, Fort Ticonderoga features a different year of the fort's exciting history. | tipsforfamilytrips.com | summer vacation | New England | road trip | educational | outdoor

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11 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In New York

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