Tag Archives: American Revolution

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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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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Fort Ticonderoga Presents Largest Revolutionary War Battle Re-enactment of the Year: Brown’s Raid 1777 Battle Re-enactment September 12-13

  Join Fort Ticonderoga and more than 700 re-enactors for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 238 years … 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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Flag Day

Today, June 14th, is Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress passed a resolution “That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue … 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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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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Fort Ticonderoga Purchases Carillon Cruise Boat: Waterway tours will be offered beginning in spring 2015

Fort Ticonderoga, a not-for-profit educational organization and major cultural destination, announced today that it has purchased the Carillon cruise boat, formerly located on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shoreham, Vermont.  Waterway tours will be offered by Fort Ticonderoga beginning … Continue reading

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