• One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

  • One Destination,
    Endless Adventures
    Your Adventure Awaits
    at Fort Ticonderoga

Welcome!

Daily Visitation: May 4-Oct. 27, 2024 | Tues-Sun | 9:30am-5pm

Experience the blend of history and natural beauty like nowhere else when you visit Fort Ticonderoga! Explore 2000 acres of America’s most historic landscape located on the shores of Lake Champlain and nestled between New York’s Adirondack and Vermont’s Green Mountains. Create lasting memories as you embark on an adventure that spans centuries, defined a continent, and helped forge a nation. 

JUNE 15: SCOTS DAY!

Discover the heroic stories of Scottish soldiers in the British Army serving at Ticonderoga and North America though the campaigns of the 18th century. Lively performances throughout the day include Vermont Highland Dance, the Fifes and Drums of Fort Ticonderoga, and solo pipers from the City of Albany Pipe Band and the Leatherstocking District Pipe Band. The full day of activities includes special guided tours and a remembrance service on the Carillon Battlefield at the Memorial Cairn. Carillon boat cruises will carry visitors onto the water to explore the epic historic landscape and its strategic importance during the 18th century.

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  • June

    25

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

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  • June

    28

    Cannon and Coffee

    Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s world-class collection of 18th-century artillery from a whole new perspective and be the first to enter Fort Ticonderoga with this special early bird program. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum’s artillery collection, spanning the […]

    See More
  • June

    28

    History Happy Hour on Lake Champlain

    Cap off your day with a relaxing narrated cruise, surrounded by scenic beauty and Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga’s classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain. Enjoy the flavor of history through classic cocktails, taken from tales […]

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  • July

    2

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

    See More
  • July

    2

    A Taste of Liberty

    Explore a day in the life of British soldiers and their families on the eve of the American Revolution through food! In this new family-friendly program, sample a tasting menu of the real recipes enjoyed by the British garrison of Fort Ticonderoga in 1774. Enjoy portions of tasty breakfasts and savory dinners, incorporating carefully selected […]

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  • July

    3

    Drinks and Drama

    Learn what the founding fathers were doing when nobody was looking. Between the battles, the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga from 1755 to 1781 endured scandals, hijinks, and above all…drama! Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator for a different look, and taste, of the past. Tawdry and tantalizing historical tidbits from Ticonderoga’s past will be paired […]

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  • July

    4–7

    Independence Day Weekend 1777

    Celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when the Northern Department of the Continental Army fought to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control. Take the experience onto the water aboard the recreated 1920s tour boat […]

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  • July

    4

    Ticonderoga Guns by Night

    The flash of musketry and roar of cannon fire by night will captivate you in this unique tour and demonstrations of 18th-century firepower. The program concludes with a dramatic demonstration of weapons that you will not see anywhere else! Time & Location: Gate opens at 7:30 pm, program begins at 8 pm at the Log […]

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  • July

    5

    Cannon and Coffee

    Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s world-class collection of 18th-century artillery from a whole new perspective and be the first to enter Fort Ticonderoga with this special early bird program. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum’s artillery collection, spanning the […]

    See More
  • July

    5

    History Happy Hour on Lake Champlain

    Cap off your day with a relaxing narrated cruise, surrounded by scenic beauty and Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga’s classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain. Enjoy the flavor of history through classic cocktails, taken from tales […]

    See More
  • July

    9

    A Date with Brown Bess

    In 1774, the British troops at Fort Ticonderoga carried a version of the famous “Brown Bess” musket. But what’s the real story behind this iconic firearm? In this one-of-a-kind behind the scenes, hands-on program, get up close and personal with Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to really understand “Brown Bess” revealing the industrial systems […]

    See More
  • July

    9

    A Taste of Liberty

    Explore a day in the life of British soldiers and their families on the eve of the American Revolution through food! In this new family-friendly program, sample a tasting menu of the real recipes enjoyed by the British garrison of Fort Ticonderoga in 1774. Enjoy portions of tasty breakfasts and savory dinners, incorporating carefully selected […]

    See More

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About Fort Ticonderoga

Welcoming visitors since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga is a major cultural destination, museum, historic site, and center for learning. As a multi-day destination and the premier place to learn more about North America’s military heritage, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 75,000 visitors each year with an economic impact of more than $12 million annually. Presenting vibrant programs, historic interpretation, boat cruises, tours, demonstrations, and exhibits, Fort Ticonderoga and is open for daily visitation May through October and special programs during Winter Quarters, November through April. Fort Ticonderoga is owned by The Fort Ticonderoga Association, a 501c3 non-profit educational organization, and is supported in part through generous donations and with some general operating support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts.
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#OTD in 1773 the future General Henry Knox married Lucy Flucker in his home in Boston. 

The couple had fallen in love in 1773, despite the objections of Lucy’s father Thomas. Thoms Flucker Sr. was a wealthy merchant and appointed one of Mandamus Councilors under the hated Massachusetts Government Act. the act had passed in May and replaced the colony’s representative government with a royally appointed one. Thomas Flucker disapproved of his daughter’s relationship with Knox, a young Boston bookseller with revolutionary inclinations. Henry and Lucy were married regardless, in Henry’s home, without Lucy’s parents, although her sister Hannah and her Uncle attended.

#REALTIMEREVOLUTION 
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#america250
Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals for the Twenty-First Annual Seminar on the American Revolution taking place September 19-21, 2025. Proposals relating to the War for American Independence in North America and beyond, and specifically related to the theme "Subjects, Citizens, Service" are encouraged. Submissions are due September 30, 2024. See the Call for Papers at this link: 

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/CFP-Fort-Ticonderoga-SAR-2025.pdf 

#SeminarontheAmericanRevolution #Ticonderoga250 #Revolution250 #CallforPapers #FortTiconderoga #Ticonderoga
Don't be left out! Register now for the Twentieth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution taking place September 20-22, 2024. Participants can attend in person or online for this premier conference as we begin our commemoration the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. Register at this link: 

https://www.fortticonderoga.org/ft_events/twentieth-annual-seminar-on-the-american-revolution/ 

#SeminarontheAmericanRevolution #Ticonderoga250 #Revolution250 #FortTiconderoga #Ticonderoga
Between battles, the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga from 1755 to 1781 endured scandals, hijinks, and above all…DRAMA! 

On July 3rd, join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, for a different look and taste of the past during the first Premium Drinks & Drama program of 2024! Tawdry and tantalizing historical tidbits from Ticonderoga’s past will be paired with historic libations for an unforgettable experience. 

*This is an adults-only program, ages 21+. Pre-registration required, limited space available: https://www.fortticonderoga.org/ft_events/?_sft_ft-event-category=drinks-drama

#PremiumProgram #DrinksandDrama #LifeLongLearning
During this special early-bird program, be the first to enter Fort Ticonderoga and explore our world-class collection of 18th-century artillery from a whole new perspective. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle for a special tour across the guns of Ticonderoga and learn the surprising histories of the museum’s artillery collection, spanning the Atlantic Ocean from the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions all the way to the Spanish American War and WWI. Learn how historians can read these pieces and discover what they have to tell us about military history, technology, art, and more.

Fresh coffee provided and a unique Fort Ticonderoga coffee mug included! Two consecutive days of general admission is also included! Premium programs like Cannon & Coffee provide guests an opportunity to enrich their Fort Ticonderoga experience through tours and demonstrations, focusing on unique parts of history, led by our staff of knowledgeable and engaging historians.

 Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To purchase tickets, learn more, and view other Premium Experiences, visit https://www.fortticonderoga.org/experience/premium-experiences-and-tours/

#lakechamplain #Adirondacks #upstateny
Kick off the summer with a History Happy Hour Cruise this evening! Enjoy scenic beauty & Ticonderoga's rich maritime history aboard the Carillon, Fort Ticonderoga's classic 1920s tour boat. From poignant to comical, discover the drama that surrounded Ticonderoga on the storied waters of Lake Champlain.

Pre-registration is required and seats are limited. Reserve your spot now! https://www.fortticonderoga.org/ft_events/?_sft_ft-event-category=history-happy-hour-on-lake-champlain

#LakeChamplain #WaterwayTours #HappyHour
This Juneteenth we're sharing the story of Dinah Mattis and her daughter who were freed from slavery right here at Ticonderoga on September 18, 1777. #Juneteenth #freedom #Revolutionarywar #history