Tag Archives: Fort Ticonderoga

British and Brunswick Fatigue Work at Ticonderoga in 1777

At the onset of the 1777 campaign, General John Burgoyne put a heavy reliance on the artillery and engineers of the army.  These two factions employed parties of men to expedite the works such as, building and repairing fortifications and … 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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King’s Garden Party at Fort Ticonderoga: Lords and Ladies of the Garden

  (Ticonderoga, NY) The Annual King’s Garden Party will take place inside the historic walled Colonial Revival garden of Fort Ticonderoga on Sunday July 10, from 5:00-7:00pm. This year’s party theme will embrace the time period of the 1920s and … 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 Announces Shuttle Service for 2016 Season

  (Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga announced that it will offer free shuttle service from the Ticonderoga Train Station to Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Best Western Plus Inn and Suites. Guests arriving aboard the AMTRAK Adirondack Line in July and August … 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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Fort Ticonderoga sets sail on the Carillon Cruise Boat! Waterway tours offered May through October

Fort Ticonderoga, a not-for-profit educational organization, museum, and major cultural destination, is ready to set sail on Lake Champlain aboard its new Vessel Carillon. Boat tours begin May 27th aboard Vessel Carillon, a 60-foot, 49-passenger tour boat. Tours, sunset cruises, … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Scot in You! Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 18

  Fort Ticonderoga will present the ninth Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 18th. 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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