Max Reinhardt Library, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria. Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg Count Leopold Anton Eleutherius von Firmian (1679-1744) commissioned the palace in 1736 on the shores of an existing pond after he had enriched himself in the process of expelling over 22,000 Protestants from Salzburg.
Schloss Leopoldskron is a rococo palace in Leopoldskron-Moos, Salzburg, Austria. The palace is located on the lake Leopoldskroner Weiher. Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg Count Leopold Anton Eleutherius von Firmian (1679|1744) commissioned the palace in 1736. In 1964, The Sound of Music, directed by Robert Wise, was produced in Salzburg on the grounds adjacent to those of Schloss Leopoldskron as one of the main exterior locations. Ten outdoor scenes were filmed there portraying the von Trapp home.
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Fort Ticonderoga, New York - Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold, captured the fort on May 10, 1775. The capture stalled a planned British invasion from Canada and also enabled American troops to invade Canada themselves. The British recaptured the fort in 1777 but abandoned it in 1780.