Fort Ticonderoga invites Ticonderoga residents to receive a special AmbassadorPass for the 2012 season. The special pass gives Ticonderoga residents free admission to the Fort, special exhibits, interpretive programs, author series, re-enactments, King’s Garden, Discovery Gardens, the Heroic Corn Maze, and much more!
Who is eligible for a Fort Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass? Ticonderoga residents. Present your valid drivers license or other form of identification as proof of residency. Children under 18 years are eligible for free admission with their parent’s pass.
How can I get an Ambassador Pass? Contact Fort Ticonderoga’s business office at 518-585-2821, visit our website at http://www.fortticonderoga.org/visit/hoursto download the form, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I need the Ambassador Pass to visit the Fort? Yes. You will need a 2012 pass in advance of your visit. You will present your pass at the Admissions Gate located at Fort Ticonderoga’s entrance.
What are the Benefits of the 2012 Ambassador Pass?
● Free General Admission to Fort Ticonderoga
● Free admission to the King’s Garden and Discovery Gardens
● Free admission to Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze
● Free Admission to special programs such as the Author Series and Re-enactments
● Free Admission to the Log House Welcome Center – Museum Store and
America’s Fort Café
● Updates and invitations on Fort Ticonderoga and its many new and exciting programs, exhibits, and events!
How can I get a season pass to Fort Ticonderoga if I don’t live in Ticonderoga? Fort Ticonderoga welcomes everyone to join the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga! Friends Memberships begin at $20 and give many benefits including free admission to Fort Ticonderoga, free or discounted admission to selected events, programs, and trips throughout the year, and the subscriptions to Fort Ticonderoga’s Haversack. For more information visit http://www.fortticonderoga.org/supportand sign up today!
Ticonderoga resident and Fort Ticonderoga Association Board member Anne McDonald said “Ticonderoga residents have such pride in Fort Ticonderoga’s history – our community’s story. We are excited to have the opportunity to build a strong Ambassador program that connects the Fort and area residents in our effort to build a bright future for one of America’s most significant historic sites and in turn help revitalize our community’s economy through destination tourism.”
“Fort Ticonderoga has so many wonderful programs and events scheduled for the 2012 season, making this special offer especially valuable,” said Sandy Morhouse, Fort Ticonderoga Association Vice President and Ticonderoga resident. “This Ambassador Program is a tangible reflection of the important partnership between the Fort and the historic town in which it resides.”
In 2012 Fort Ticonderoga will unveil its new weapons exhibit Bullets & Blades: The Weapons of America’s Colonial Wars and Revolution, numerous new programs, and major special events. “Visitors will be immersed inthe Fort’s tumultuous events of 1775 through daily programs including the Fort’s new historic trades initiative which will include shoemaking and military tailoring,” said Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga’s Executive Director. Visit www.fortticonderoga.orgfor event and program details. Fort Ticonderoga offers special programs and events throughout the year and opens for the daily visitation for the summer season on May 18, 2012.
The Fort Ticonderoga Association is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization whose mission is to ensure that present and future generations learn from the struggles, sacrifices, and victories that shaped the nations of North America and changed world history. Serving the public since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 70,000 visitors annually and is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Fort Ticonderoga’s history. The historic site and museum includes the restored fort, museum galleries, approximately two-thousand acres of land including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield, Mount Defiance, and the northern end of Mount Independence. Fort Ticonderoga is home to one of America’s largest collections of 18th-century military material culture and its research library contains nearly 14,000 published works focusing on the military history of northeastern North America and New France during the 18th century. Approximately 60 % of Fort Ticonderoga’s revenue is generated from Admission related income. The private not-for-profit organization is not funded by the local, state, or federal government. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of Fort Ticonderoga.
Located on Lake Champlain in the beautiful 6 million acre Adirondack Park, Fort Ticonderoga is a private not-for-profit historic site and museum that ensures that present and future generations learn from the struggles, sacrifices, and victories that shaped the nations of North America and changed world history. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Fort Ticonderoga offers programs, historic interpretation, tours, demonstrations and exhibits throughout the year and is open for daily visitation May 18 through October 18. A full schedule and information on events can be found at www.Fort-Ticonderoga.orgor phone (518) 585-2821. Fort Ticonderoga is located at 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, New York.