Category Archives: Living History & Material Culture

Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Graduate Fellowships

Fort Ticonderoga is seeking applicants for its 2016 Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowships designed for students seeking practical, hands-on internship experience at a historic site and museum with cutting-edge programs. The fellowships run from June 13 to August 12, 2016, … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga as a “Learning Campus”

The term “campus” usually brings forth visions of sprawling college buildings clustered around a quad. There’s a constant bustle of activity as professors, undergraduates, and graduate scurry from place to place. Campuses promote education by providing an environment conducive to … Continue reading

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Experience “Winter Family Fun Day: An 18th-Century Experience ” at Fort Ticonderoga!

Join Fort Ticonderoga for its first “Winter Family Fun Day: An 18th-Century Experience” on Saturday, February 13 and enjoy a day of winter play with an 18th-century twist. Grab your gear to experience sledding, snowshoeing, and skating on the garrison … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant from Mars Chocolate North America at Colonial Chocolate Society Meeting

Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant by Mars Chocolate North America, which will support the research and living history programming presented to visitors at Fort Ticonderoga in 2016. The grant funded project … Continue reading

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Fort Fever Series at Fort Ticonderoga Explores Dutch Contributions to the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga’s 2016 “Fort Fever Series” begins on Sunday, January 10, at 2:00 pm with “Going Dutch: The Material Culture of America’s Unlikely Ally” presented by Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator of Collections, Matthew Keagle. The cost is $10 per person and … Continue reading

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Rare French Painting Joins Fort Ticonderoga Museum Collections

Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce the recent acquisition of an important painting of the French military on campaign from the mid-18th century. The work depicts a French regiment camped in hilly terrain of the Italian Piedmont during the final … Continue reading

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Popular Fort Fever Series Returns to Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” returns this winter and early spring with monthly programs January through April 2016. Programs take place on Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is … Continue reading

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Henry Knox and His Big Guns at Fort Ticonderoga: “The Noble Train Begins” Reenactment takes place on December 5

Discover the epic story of Henry Knox’s “Noble Train” of artillery at Fort Ticonderoga’s upcoming reenactment, Saturday, December 5, from 10 am – 4 pm. The event will feature an exciting program highlighting Henry Knox’s arrival to Fort Ticonderoga and … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Awards Scholarships for Fifth Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” Weekend Seminar

  Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce that Jason McGarry, a teacher at H.H. Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, Connecticut, and Alexander Lee, a teacher at Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, Vermont, have been awarded scholarships to … Continue reading

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Last Chance! Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s Exhibition “Founding Fashion” Open Through November 1

  The last day to explore Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s clothing exhibition entitled, Founding Fashion: The Diversity of Regularity in 18th-Century Military Clothing is on November 1, 2015. This exhibition brings together a remarkable collection of historical military garments, accessories, and … Continue reading

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