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THE FORT TICONDEROGA MUSEUM LAUNCHES PUBLICATION OF ACADEMIC JOURNAL

After a 15-year hiatus, The Bulletin of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum returns in print with an issue focused on “1777: The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier.” The Bulletin, published for over seventy years, helped the Fort Ticonderoga Museum achieve … Continue reading

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Inquiry at Fort Ticonderoga: Helping Students Develop Historical Thinking Skills

Across the United States, Social Studies educators are picking up a new tool for use in their classroom. A new set of standards published in 2013 is the C3 Framework for Social Studies. This Framework creation was coordinated by the National … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution: September 23-25, 2016

   Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Thirteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 23-25, 2016. This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American Revolution. The Seminar takes place in the Mars Education Center and is … Continue reading

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Museum Education, going beyond Common Core

For the last five years since their introduction, the discussion surrounding the Common Core State Standards has dominated the field of education. Much of the discussion about the Common Core in the news and around our dinner tables neglects the … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOL DAY AT FORT TICONDEROGA: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

  (Ticonderoga, NY)  Fort Ticonderoga’s Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents will be on Friday, September 9 from 9:30am-5:00pm. Homeschool families will have an opportunity to take part in a series of exciting programs, while learning about life … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Presents “Defiance & Independence” Battle Re-enactment, July 23 & 24

(Ticonderoga, NY)  Join Fort Ticonderoga for a two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the climactic summer of 1777 as the Fort’s American garrison was outflanked by a British invasion force descending from Canada.  The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 23 … Continue reading

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1777 Fall of Ticonderoga Tour: Living History Event

  (Ticonderoga, NY)  Step into the fight for independence at Fort Ticonderoga’s July 5th 1777 Fall of Ticonderoga Living History Event!  Highlighted programming featured throughout the day brings to life the details of the American evacuation of Ticonderoga. Discover how … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Welcomes Graduate Fellows

(Ticonderoga, NY)  Four graduate students arrived at Fort Ticonderoga in mid-June to begin two-month internships as part of the Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowship program. The fellowships run through August 12th and include internships in Education, Exhibitions, Horticulture, and Interpretation. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence at Fort Ticonderoga! Special Living History Event: July 2-4

  (Ticonderoga, NY) Join Fort Ticonderoga July 2-4 for a three-day celebration this Independence Day weekend.  Come celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Specialty Tours Offered this Summer

(Ticonderoga, NY) Immerse yourself in the epic history and incredible natural beauty at Fort Ticonderoga with richly informative and entertaining guided specialty tours this summer. Thrill at the power of artillery during Guns by Night tour; join the Soldier for … Continue reading

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