Category Archives: Public Programs

Fort Ticonderoga’s Volunteer’s Count! Program Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Fort Ticonderoga joins a national celebration April 12-18 to thank volunteers for their service throughout the year. Fort Ticonderoga’s volunteer rewards program, named Volunteers Count!, was initiated in 2012 and allows volunteers with eleven or more hours donated to earn … Continue reading

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The French are Rowing to Fort Ticonderoga!

Experience an immersive living history event at Fort Ticonderoga highlighting the return of French soldiers to Carillon (now called Fort Ticonderoga). On Saturday May 9 through Sunday May 10, visitors will step into New France in 1756 as French soldiers … Continue reading

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A Layered Legacy: Fort Fever Series Program April 19 provides a new perspective of the King’s Garden

Fort Ticonderoga launches its final “Fort Fever Series” of 2015 with a special presentation by Assistant Director of Interpretation, Cameron Green, who will provide a sneak peek into all of the new ground being broken in the King’s Garden for … Continue reading

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Scout Overnight Program Offered at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce the return of the immersive overnight program for Scouts during the spring and fall of 2015. Scouts can book their adventure for Saturday nights May 16th through June 6th and August 29th through October 24th. … Continue reading

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Spring Ahead of Opening Season!

Yes, it’s true. Spring is finally here! The morning routine of layering up, strapping on our boots, and warming up our cars is officially a practice of the past. Although winter is making an attempt to linger here in the … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute Seeks Applications

Fort Ticonderoga is now accepting applications from teachers to participate in the 2015 Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute June 28 – July 3, 2015. The focus of this year’s institute is “The French & Indian War: Ticonderoga at the Center of … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga’s Seventh Annual Colonial America Conference Scheduled for Educators this May

Fort Ticonderoga will host the Seventh Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators on Friday, May 15, 2015, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. This day-long conference, while intended for educators, is open to anyone with an interest in helping … Continue reading

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Horsepower at Ticonderoga: Fort Fever Series Program March 15 examines the role of horses in the military

Fort Ticonderoga launches its third “Fort Fever Series” with a special presentation by Senior Director of Interpretation, Stuart Lilie, who will examine the role of horses in 18th-century military campaigns and on the grounds of Ticonderoga. Lilie will help to … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak into Saturday’s Agenda!

Another day of snowfall here in Ticonderoga is a perfect reminder of the savage wintry battle fought between the British rangers and French soldiers just 257 years ago. As we all get ready to gear up and watch the re-enactment … Continue reading

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As You Prepare for Fort Ticonderoga’s Battle On Snowshoes Re-enactment: What You May Not Have Known About Bobby and His Buddies…

1.  Rogers’ Rangers were a remarkably diverse group In spite of the French and Indian War’s moniker, not all Native Americans sided with the French. While the majority of them did, numerous tribes remained neutral, backed the British or shifted … Continue reading

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