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August Family Fun at Fort Ticonderoga!

Bring the whole family to experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water this August! Fort Ticonderoga offers a new line-up of fun, active, and hands-on programs that will be sure to excite and delight the whole family! Take a guided … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze Adventure Opens August 11!

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 11, bring the family along to test your … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Author Series Features Book on Naval History of Lake Champlain

Fort Ticonderoga’s 2018 Author Series begins on Sunday, June 24 with additional programs scheduled for August 5, and September 9. The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features authors of recent books related the history of Fort Ticonderoga and the surrounding region. … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Scot in You!

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 16 Fort Ticonderoga will present the Eleventh Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 16. The celebration of Scottish history, heritage and culture runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Tour the Scottish … Continue reading

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FORT TICONDEROGA OBSERVES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH DISPLAY OF RARE REVOLUTIONARY WAR OBJECTS, HISTORY-THEMED BOAT TOURS, AND CEREMONY HONORING AMERICA’S SOLDIERS

Achieving Independence: Ticonderoga and Philadelphia pop-up exhibit explores relationship between two iconic locations; objects include rare surviving British uniform, original copy of Baron von Steuben’s drill manual, and howitzer that is one of the earliest known examples of “US” being … Continue reading

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Benedict Arnold Returns to Fort Ticonderoga: Extremely Rare Lock of Infamous Traitor’s Hair on Public Display for First Time in Decades for Opening Weekend’s “No Quarter” Reenactment of “America’s First Victory”

Benedict Arnold is returning to Fort Ticonderoga for Opening Weekend May 5-6 through the dramatic two-day reenactment of “America’s First Victory” and the first public display in decades of locks of his and first wife Margaret’s hair. The “No Quarter” … Continue reading

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 “The Great Wars” focus of Annual History Conference for Educators at Fort Ticonderoga this May

“The Great Wars: The French & Indian War and the First World War” will be the focus of the Tenth Annual History Conference for Educators to be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Fort Ticonderoga. Sessions focused on the … Continue reading

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Regional Students to Advance to New York State History Day

Thirty-nine middle and high school students from the North Country with seventeen projects won top prizes at North Country History Day that took place on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Fort Ticonderoga. These students will advance to compete at New … Continue reading

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March Fort Fever Program Part of National Women’s History Month Celebration “Sarah Pell and her Struggle for History & Human Rights”

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. with a program on “A ‘Charmingly Aggressive Woman’ Sarah Pell’s Struggle for History & Human Rights” presented by Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga’s Director of Collections. During this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday George Washington! First President and Ticonderoga’s First Tourist

Today marks the 286th birthday of George Washington. At the time of his death in 1799, he was lauded as “First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countryman” by Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee. … Continue reading

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