Category Archives: Special Events

Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Supports Residential Teacher Workshops this July at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga is preparing to host two week-long National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for school teachers this July. Seventy-two teachers from 37 different states have been selected from a national applicant pool … Continue reading

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Support Fort Ticonderoga at the 15th Annual King’s Garden Party: A Fundraising Event at Fort Ticonderoga on Sunday, July 12

Spend an elegant evening in the King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga with music, food, cocktails, a silent auction, and good company. The 15th Annual King’s Garden Party will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Unveils Two New Exhibitions on July 1

Fort Ticonderoga unveils its two newest exhibitions on July 1, 2015. Object Lessons: Perspectives on Material Culture and Diorama-rama: History in Miniature incorporate new interactive components, fun for the whole family. The exhibits are included in a Fort Ticonderoga general … Continue reading

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Make History with Your Dad on Father’s Day at Fort Ticonderoga

It’s that time of year when we celebrate how great every Dad is and how much they mean to us. There are a number of traditional and typical gifts that a majority of Dads will receive throughout the years; socks, … 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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Experience the Flash of Guns by Night at Fort Ticonderoga: Exciting Evening Program Returns for the 2015 Season

  Join Fort Ticonderoga for the return of its exciting evening program presented on Thursday evenings at 8:00 pm in July and August. This unique 90-minute tour and demonstration of 18th-century guns is your chance to experience the flash of … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator Matthew Keagle Presents Research in Brussels, Belgium

  (Ticonderoga NY) Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator Matthew Keagle will be presenting at a conference today, hosted by the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History in Brussels, Belgium. The conference, “From Battlefield to Drawing Room: Textile and … Continue reading

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Discover Sunsets and Secrets at Fort Ticonderoga: Exciting New Tour Guides Visitors Through One of America’s Most Historic Houses

Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator of Collections for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began. Step inside the Pavilion, currently closed to the general public, to learn about the men and women who saved Ticonderoga … Continue reading

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Top 8 Outdoor Activities to Embark On During Your Visit

When you visit Fort Ticonderoga, you are immersing yourself in a place where America made history. Between the fort, the exhibits, and the gardens, you are able to become a part of multiple layers of history.   And for you outdoor … 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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