Tag Archives: Lake Champlain

Calling all GROUPS!

It’s time to turn the page and experience all that 2017 has to offer. Whether you are planning a school field trip, a group outing, a youth overnight experience, or a scout day trip, Fort Ticonderoga has something to make … Continue reading

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1775 BRITISH GARRISON AT TICONDEROGA FEBRUARY 18TH LIVING HISTORY EVENT

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a one-day living history event Saturday, February 18th, highlighting British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence.  Be part of the action as living history demonstrations … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant from International Paper for Shoreline Buffer Garden

The Ticonderoga International Paper Foundation has recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant supporting a shoreline buffer garden designed to educate visitors on how native plants prevent erosion, provide a buffer on the Lake Champlain shore, and promote pollination. Specifically, the … Continue reading

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17 things we are looking forward to in 2017!

2016 was so last month!  It’s time to turn the page and experience all that 2017 has to offer. Whether you are making summer plans to visit the Lake George/Adirondack area or you are just interested in everything at Fort Ticonderoga, … Continue reading

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A President Visits Ticonderoga

By Rich Strum, Director of Education Several future U.S. Presidents visited Fort Ticonderoga in the late 18th century, including George Washington (1783), Thomas Jefferson (1791), and James Madison (1791), but to date, only one sitting President has visited Fort Ticonderoga—William … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga’s Living History Event on November 12th Highlights British Withdrawal in 1777: Explore the Complex Story from the British, German, Loyalist, and Native Perspectives

  Join the German soldiers, who formed the core of the British garrison at Ticonderoga in late 1777, as they prepare to evacuate Ticonderoga, the “Gibraltar of the North” during an exciting living history event Saturday, November 12th from 10am … 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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Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival, October 1st!

Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun, set in the midst of the … Continue reading

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LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 17th-18th RECREATES DARING RAID ON FORT TICONDEROGA

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day living history weekend Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18, bringing to life the daring 1777 America Raid on the fort! Thrill at the power of 18th-century weaponry as the American soldiers capture the British-held … 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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