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Schedule

Friday

 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM Registration Open in British and Continental Camps

Entering the Fort through the lower entrance to the site, participants should proceed towards their respective camps and go to sign-in. British registration will be immediately to the left as they enter their camp towards the French Lines. Continental Registration will be inside the Officer of the Day room inside the Fort itself. After signing-in participants will be shown to camping lines and advised about the best means of unloading tents & other camp equipment.

7:30 PM Officers’ Meeting

British & Continental Officer will meet on the road half-way between the two camps.

8:00 PM Men's Shirts, Construction and Context

Inside the Mars Education Center Great Room, in Fort Ticonderoga, join Hallie Larkin and Stephanie Smith for a presentation on the fit and construction of 18th century men's shirts. See images of originals and discuss the civilian and military context of these ubiquitous garments.

11:00 PM Tattoo

      Participants should head back to their tents or quarters for the night.

Saturday

7:00 AM Reveille    

7:00 AM to 9:00 AM Registration Open in British and Continental Camps

Any late arrivals should sign-in at registration in their respective camps. All vehicles must be removed to parking no later than 9:00 AM. Unit commanders should ensure that later arrivals sign-in as well.

9:30 AM Fort Opens to Visitors

10:00 AM Inspection of the Armies (Inside the Fort’s Parade Ground and the British Camp)

All British and Continental units will form up on their respective parades for inspection of arms as well as orders for the day.

12:30 PM Assembly for Battle

Continental forces should be ready to march promptly at 12:30 in order to march up the Heights of Carillon. Continental Forces are encouraged to carry packs. British forces are encouraged to field without camp equipage (excepting canteens). It is the responsibility of unit commanders to inspect any arms that were not present at the 10:00 AM formation.

1:00 PM Re-enactment Battle: Evacuate Mount Hope (On the Heights of Carillon)

5:00 PM Fort Closes to Visitors

6:30 PM “Where a Goat Can Go, A Man Can Go…” (On Top of Mount Defiance)

Royal Artillerymen will bring artillery pieces to the summit of Mount Defiance to fire during a 6:30 PM program.

7:00 PM Building 18th Century Redoubts

Inside the Mars Education Center Great Room, delve into the tools, materials, and mathematics employed in constructing a redoubt. Begin with a theoretical look at redoubt construction through 18th-century treatises. Join Assistant Director of Interpretation, Nicholas Spadone, to examine how this science was applied to the earthworks that survive intact at Ticonderoga.

11:00 PM Tattoo

       Participants should head back to their tents or quarters for the night.

Sunday

7:00 AM Reveille

9:30 AM Fort Opens to Visitors

10:00 AM Inspection of the Armies (Inside the Fort’s Parade Ground and the British Camp)

At the sound of the general Continental soldiers are highly encouraged to break camp, packing knapsacks and rolling tents in preparation to evacuate Ticonderoga.

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM British & Continental Pickets Posted

British and American Guards are posted in opposition to each other, they are allowed to clear brush and fire if necessary, while posted. Officers with guards are accountable for the safe appropriate conduct of their men while on guard. All guards must have their arms inspected prior to leaving camp.

12:30 PM Assembly for Battle

Continental Forces are encouraged, but not required, to carry packs. British forces are encouraged to field without camp equipage (excepting canteens).

1:00 PM Re-enactment Battle: “We Must March Back” (At the Recreated French Lines)

1:30 PM Raise the King’s Colors (Inside the Fort’s Parade Ground)

British forces will enter Fort Ticonderoga. Continental forces should march and re-form below the Fort in the King’s Garden.

2:00 PM Re-enactment Battle: “Boats deeply laden with cannon, tents, provisions, invalids and women.” (Inside the King’s Garden)

4:00 PM Vehicles Allowed into Camp

5:00 Fort Closes to Visitors

Camping

 

Merchants

Registerred Merchants

Bethelehem Trading Post

At the Eastern Door

Najecki Reproductions

Gossville Shoes

Steinhagen Pottery

Gen Nis He Yo Trading Company

The Sign of the Golden Scissors

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