Category Archives: Public Programs

Fort Ticonderoga Partners with the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at Siena College

Internships Give Transformative Experience to Students Fort Ticonderoga is delighted to announce a new collaboration with the McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at Siena College. Three undergraduates will spend an intensive three-week residential internship at Fort … Continue reading

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Bringing Fort Ticonderoga to the Classroom

At Fort Ticonderoga, education is at the heart of our mission. Every day in the spring and fall, students visit us from around the corner and hours away. Our campus is bustling with inquisitive young minds, and we love the … Continue reading

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Teacher Scholarships Awarded for Annual French & Indian War Conference

Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce the recipients of teacher scholarships to attend the Twenty-First Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 20-22, 2016. They are: Sean Albert, LaSalle School, Albany, New York Tod Guilford, Bluff Elementary School, … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute Seeks Applications

Fort Ticonderoga is now accepting applications from teachers to participate in the 2016 Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute July 10-15, 2016. The focus of this year’s institute is “British Perspectives on the American Revolution” and will accommodate 12 teachers for a … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Seeks Volunteers for Park Day

On Saturday, April 2, 2016, community leaders, history enthusiasts, and preservationists will team up with the Civil War Trust at more than 125 sites in 29 states to answer the call to service on Park Day. Celebrating its twentieth year, … Continue reading

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North Country Regional Students to Advance to New York State History Day

History Day Competition held at Fort Ticonderoga on March 5  Twenty-five middle and high school students from the North Country won top prizes at North Country History Day on Saturday, March 5, at Fort Ticonderoga’s Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. … Continue reading

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Annual Flowers from the King’s Garden: Blue Salvias

Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturist in Residence One of the annual flowers that Marian Kruger Coffin used in her 1920 design of the King’s Garden was salvia or flowering sage.  Of the over 900 herbaceous species of salvias worldwide, she used … Continue reading

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Experience Fort Ticonderoga on the Eve of the American Revolution during the “1775 British Garrison” Living History Event

Experience Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier at Fort Ticonderoga’s upcoming event, “1775 British Garrison,” on Saturday March 19, from 10 am – … Continue reading

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Fort Fever Series Explores the Uniforms of Artillerymen at Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, March 13, at 2:00 p.m. with “Gunners, Bombardiers, & Matrosses: Uniforms of Artillerymen at Ticonderoga” presented by Senior Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie. The cost is $10 per person and will be … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Offers Scholarships for the War College of the Seven Years’ War

Fort Ticonderoga offers four middle or high school teachers the opportunity to attend the Twenty-First Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 20-22, 2016, on scholarships. This annual conference focuses on the French & Indian War in North … Continue reading

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