TICONDEROGA -- A local resident will become the next board president of the Fort Ticonderoga Association.
The board of trustees of the Fort Ticonderoga Association have named Sanford W. Morhouse as a vice president and designated him as president-elect of the association. The decision came at the organization's annual fall meeting, held Oct. 8.
Morhouse will succeed the association's current president, Peter Paine of Willsboro, when his term expires.
Morhouse was born in Keene Valley and raised in Ticonderoga since age 3. He graduated from Ticonderoga High School in 1962.
He holds an undergraduate degree in history from Williams College and a law degree from Columbia University School of Law. He has been a trustee of the association since 2010.
He is a lawyer at the New York City firm, Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP, one of the world's largest international law firms.
Morhouse also serves on the executive committee of the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance, an organization committed to building economic growth in Ticonderoga and the surrounding region.
The Fort Ticonderoga Association is a nonprofit educational and cultural organization.
Fort Ticonderoga, located at 100 Fort Ti Road, includes the restored fort, museum galleries and about 2,000 acres of land. A full schedule and information on events can be found at www.Fort-Ticonderoga.org or by phone at 585-2821.