The Georgian-style Hancock House, an exact replica of Thomas Hancock's (John Hancock's uncle) former Beacon Hill home in Boston, was built as a home for the New York Historical Association. The museum collection includes furniture and objects from the 18th and 19th century including Duncan Phyfe and Chippendale pieces, colonial-era furniture, old toys, local history displays, and a unique collection of memorabilia from the Defiance Hose Company, a local volunteer fire department circa 1880. Genealogy research center. Gift Shop.
Special Events: classes, lectures and slide shows. A self-guided Walking Tour of Ticonderoga features the architecture and history of 28 different historic buildings, homes and churches. Pick up a map at Hancock House.
Open: July-Aug, Daily, 10am-4pm. Sept-June, Wed-Sat, 10am-4pm. Donation.