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This epitaph specifically mentions the three things that the man was most proud of and that he wanted to be remembered for. View from the battlements of Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain in New York state showing cannon, mortars, the lake, and Mount Defiance.The fort controlled a river portage between Lake Champlain and Lake George and then to the Hudson River.Jefferson wanted everyone on the plantation to be on the same time schedule.The inscription on the marker at Thomas Jefferson's gravesite at Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia.13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; the blue stands for loyalty, devotion, truth, justice, and friendship; red symbolizes courage, zeal, and fervency, while white denotes purity and rectitude of conduct; commonly referred to by its nickname of Old Glory The front view of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's plantation home, near Charlottesville, Virginia.The third president of the United States completed the original house in 1772.The star-shaped fort was constructed by the French between 17 to protect the lake from British forces approaching from the south.Originally called Fort Carillon, it was renamed Fort Ticonderoga when the British captured the stronghold in 1759.

To contact the Central Intelligence Agency click here.However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us.Submit questions or comments online By postal mail: Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, D. 20505 By phone:(703) 482-0623Open during normal business hours.After the fort was captured by an American force led by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold in May 1775, its cannon were transported to Boston where their deployment on Dorchester Heights forced the British to evacuate the city in March 1776.Mount Defiance in New York state on Lake Champlain overlooks Fort Ticonderoga 1.6 km (1 mi) to the southwest.The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

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