Historic Valley Forge

Ft. Ticonderoga

Q.Who's idea was it to attack Ft. Ticonderoga in the Revolutionary War?
Adam Mueller, Salt Lake City, Utah

A.According to the official website of the Ft. Ticonderoga historical site, Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen conceived the idea to capture the fort, which the two of them, leading the Green Mountain Boys, accomplished on May 10, 1775. Allen is still celebrated today as one of the heroes of the American Revolution. Arnold, in contrast, took a somewhat different path . . .


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