The Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration and the French and Indian War Reenactment
History Comes Alive at Fort William Henry

The Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration has added a new feature – Living History!! Step back in time at Fort William Henry. What was like to be at the outpost in the wilderness in 1757; the hardships and fears of being the front line in defense of the British Colonies from French invaders? Talk […]

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Fireworks – No better spot to see them!

The Village of Lake George has fireworks on the Fourth of July and every Thursday after that for the rest of the summer. The fireworks are launched from a barge just a few hundred yards offshore. They light up the lake and the noise echoes of the surrounding mountains. One word: spectacular. The Fort William […]

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Booking your stay for Americade

Well, it is almost April, but we’re already thinking about Americade which is June 3rd through 8th. Americade has become the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, and, once again, the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center is very proud and excited to be the official headquarters for Americade 2013. Almost all of the […]

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Taste of Ireland

March 17th is celebrated around the world as St. Patrick’s Day. It was originally created as a Christian feast day to celebrate St. Patrick (patron saint of Ireland) who brought Christianity to the island nation. It is said that St. Patrick used the shamrock (3-leafed clover) to teach the native people about the Holy Trinity. […]

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Improvements to Fort William Henry Museum in the works

Just to the east of the Fort William Henry Hotel‘s Premium Wing is the Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration. This popular attraction has entertained and educated several thousand tourists and locals since the 1950s. The restored fort is located on the site of the original fort which played a major role in the French […]

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Where’s the Love this Valentine’s Day?!

A quick review of the Wikipedia entry about Valentine’s Day provides a daunting view for the holiday’s future. Oh, there will always be a Valentine’s Day, but where’s the love?! Valentine’s Day has been associated with romance and lovers since the Middle Ages. By the 15th century, it was common practice to send flowers, candy […]

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Don’t get caught on thin ice!

When is it safe to go out on the ice? Well, here is an ice safety guide tip from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) – Ice Thickness = Permissible Load 2 inches = One person on foot 3 inches = Group in single file 7.5 inches = One car (2 tons) 8 […]

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Lake George Winter Carnival

One of our favorites winter events is coming – the Lake George Winter Carnival. This super-fun event takes places every weekend in the month of February. The schedule for this year is jam-packed with fun events and competitions – our favorite is the Outhouse Races (first weekend). As always, there’s plenty of yummy food! Cast […]

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Winter in Lake George and the Adirondacks

The big tourist season for Lake George runs from late May to mid-October… but I’ll let you in on a secret: Winter might be more fun than summer. Sure, it can get pretty cold, but the daytime temps usually don’t get much below 20 degrees on average. What makes winter so wonderful is the fluffy […]

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Make the most of your Lake George vacation

Want a friendly tip to make your Lake George vacation as memorable as possible? That’s easy! Just remember this simple phrase: “It’s all about the view.” There are lots of things to do in Lake George and the Adirondacks, but there is really one main reason why so many people visit here. Say it with […]

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