The Dixon Ticonderoga Company is today headquartered in Heathrow, Fla., and now makes several brands of pencils, although the Ticonderoga — a yellow no. 2 pencil — is still its most popular. Dixon Ticonderoga pencils are no longer made in America.The centennial anniversary of the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil will draw attention to the Ticonderoga Stamp Club and the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum.
The brand, famous worldwide, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the Ticonderoga Stamp Club and Ticonderoga Heritage Museum will host a special event Tuesday, July 23.That’s when a special postal cachet and post card set, designed by artists Stan Burdick of Ticonderoga and Kama Ingleston of Crown Point, will be sold to the public 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum.