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3 Tips for Better Conversations with Visitors

After all the work that goes into a great living history portrayal–long nights of sewing, hours of driving to be at an incredible historic site–meaningful conversations with visitors make it all worthwhile. You have said, “Hello,” and you have sparked … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution: September 22-24, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Fourteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 22-24, 2017. This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence. The Seminar takes place in the Mars Education Center … Continue reading

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New Perspectives on the Last Argument of Kings: A Ticonderoga Seminar on 18th-Century Artillery, August 5-6, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga presents “New Perspectives on the Last Argument of Kings: A Ticonderoga Seminar on 18th-Century Artillery,” August 5-6, 2017, in the Mars Education Center. This special weekend symposium features visiting scholars and members of the Ticonderoga Curatorial and Interpretation … Continue reading

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fort ticonderoga’s heroic corn maze adventure opens august 12 with a new 2017 design!

What activity combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine, and over two miles of winding trails? Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze: A Corm Maze Adventure! Beginning August 12, bring the family along to test your … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Museum Acquires Rare Journal Manuscripts from the American Revolution

The Fort Ticonderoga Museum has recently acquired exceptionally rare Revolutionary War era manuscript journals. The two journals of John Lacey, a Pennsylvania officer of the 4th Pennsylvania Battalion, served in the defense of Ticonderoga in 1776.  The acquisition was made … Continue reading

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What Lies Beneath: Lake Champlain Boat Tours Highlight Dozens of Archaeological Sites

A boat tour aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s 60-foot Carillon not only provides visitors with breathtaking lake views of commanding mountains and the majestic fort, it also crosses some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America. This latest attraction at … Continue reading

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Let Slip the Dogs of War: Carillon’s Canines

In 2016, Fort Ticonderoga invited guests to bring their leashed dogs onto our campus to enjoy the remarkable scenic beauty and historic significance of the grounds. In recent years, more and more animals have been finding their way back to … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Brings Education onto Lake Champlain

Fort Ticonderoga recently received a grant from the South Lake Champlain Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation to support regional youth maritime educational programs. Aboard the 60-foot touring M/V, Carillon, each 90-minute narrated boat tour focuses on the historical importance … Continue reading

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2017 Graduate Fellowships Fort Ticonderoga Awards

Four graduate students from across the United States have been awarded the 2017 Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowships at Fort Ticonderoga. This program runs from June 12-August 18 and will provide the students with practical, hands-on experience, working with the … Continue reading

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French Artillery Reforms Focus of Fort Fever Series Program April 9th

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” concludes on Sunday, April 9th, at 2:00 p.m. with “Gribeauval’s Guns: French Artillery Reforms from Montcalm to Napoleon” presented by Curator Matthew Keagle. The cost is $10 per person and can be purchased at the … Continue reading

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