Category Archives: Living History & Material Culture

Fort Ticonderoga Recreates the Epic 1758 Battle of Carillon: Montcalm’s Cross Battle Re-enactment Presented July 18-19

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 Battle of Carillon! Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter … Continue reading

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Insider’s Guide to Visiting Fort Ticonderoga this Independence Day Weekend

Rob Johnson, Black Sky Entertainment 1) Arrive early and plan to spend the day, or three! Daily programming brings to life Fort Ticonderoga’s epic story through programs and exhibits, historic gardens, the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, canoe rentals, Mount Defiance, and hands-on … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence at Fort Ticonderoga! Special Living History Event July 3-5 Highlights America’s Greatest Triumph in 1776

  Join Fort Ticonderoga for a three-day celebration this Independence Day weekend to commemorate America’s greatest triumph in 1776.  Walk in the marching steps of newly formed Continental soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga in 1776 as historic interpreters demonstrate weapons of … Continue reading

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Go Beneath Fortress Walls at Fort Ticonderoga: Exciting New Tour Guides Visitors underneath the stone walls of Fort Ticonderoga

  Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator of Collections, Matthew Keagle, for a unique opportunity to go underneath the stone walls of Fort Ticonderoga, off limits to the general public. Experience an in-depth exploration of Fort Ticonderoga’s hidden past to see remarkably … Continue reading

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Enlist in the Continental Army at Fort Ticonderoga: New Family-Friendly Program Immerses Visitors in the Life of Revolutionary War Soldiers

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a new and exciting evening program presented on Tuesday evenings in July and August. To Act as One United Body is your chance to enlist in the Continental Army. Your whole family can join together as … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Scot in You! Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 13

  Fort Ticonderoga will present the Eighth Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 13. The commemoration of Scottish heritage and culture, as well as their significant contributions to 18th-century North American history runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Tour … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective from the Participants of the 1756 French Soldiers’ Row to Ticonderoga

During opening weekend on May 9 – 10 at Fort Ticonderoga, visitors stepped into New France in 1756 as French soldiers returned by bateaux from posts down Lake Champlain. This event kicked off the 2015 season at Fort Ticonderoga and … Continue reading

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Iron & Stone: Building Fort Carillon Exhibit Now Open

  Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s newest exhibit introduces the methods and logistics behind the construction of Fort Carillon (now Fort Ticonderoga). Using hands-on components, Iron & Stone: Building Fort Carillon allows visitors to see if they have what it takes to … Continue reading

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1756: The Front Line of New France Exhibit Now Open

Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s newest exhibit introduces the campaign of 1756 from the French perspective. Using artifacts, archaeological material, and hands-on reproductions, 1756: The Front Line of New France explores how the soldiers who fought for France’s empire were equipped with … Continue reading

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Honor American Armed Forces at America’s Fort! Special Memorial Day Event Scheduled for May 25

  Join Fort Ticonderoga on Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 25, to salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. Parade into Fort Ticonderoga … Continue reading

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