Category Archives: Life Long Learning

Discover Sunsets and Secrets at Fort Ticonderoga: Exciting New Tour Guides Visitors Through One of America’s Most Historic Houses

Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator of Collections for a rare look inside the building where the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga began. Step inside the Pavilion, currently closed to the general public, to learn about the men and women who saved Ticonderoga … Continue reading

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Enlist in the Continental Army at Fort Ticonderoga: New Family-Friendly Program Immerses Visitors in the Life of Revolutionary War Soldiers

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a new and exciting evening program presented on Tuesday evenings in July and August. To Act as One United Body is your chance to enlist in the Continental Army. Your whole family can join together as … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Outreach Programs Have Big Impact on Regional Schools

  Thanks to generous support from several foundations, Fort Ticonderoga served over 850 students in classrooms throughout the Adirondacks and in western Vermont during the current school year. The “Soldier’s Life at Fort Ticonderoga” program made up the majority of … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Scot in You! Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 13

  Fort Ticonderoga will present the Eighth Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 13. The commemoration of Scottish heritage and culture, as well as their significant contributions to 18th-century North American history runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Tour … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective from the Participants of the 1756 French Soldiers’ Row to Ticonderoga

During opening weekend on May 9 – 10 at Fort Ticonderoga, visitors stepped into New France in 1756 as French soldiers returned by bateaux from posts down Lake Champlain. This event kicked off the 2015 season at Fort Ticonderoga and … Continue reading

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Honor American Armed Forces at America’s Fort! Special Memorial Day Event Scheduled for May 25

  Join Fort Ticonderoga on Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 25, to salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. Parade into Fort Ticonderoga … Continue reading

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“Mount Defiance: Witness to History Tour” Offered at Fort Ticonderoga

Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga and the general public are invited to attend the “Mount Defiance: Witness to History Tour” to observe a birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga’s epic military landscape and discover how the summit of Mount Defiance shaped American … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga’s Seventh Annual Colonial America Conference Scheduled for Educators this May

Fort Ticonderoga will host the Seventh Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators on Friday, May 15, 2015, from 9 am – 3:30 pm in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. This day-long conference, while intended for educators, is open to … Continue reading

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Go Beyond Bullets and Blades at Fort Ticonderoga!

New Special Tour Invites Visitors to Handle Fort Ticonderoga’s Weapon Collection Fort Ticonderoga introduces a rare opportunity to go beyond the exhibition case to examine and handle original 18th-century weapons with the supervision and knowledge of Fort Ticonderoga’s expert staff. … Continue reading

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Regional Students win Awards at New York State History Day

Two projects by North Country students won special prizes at New York State History Day held in Cooperstown, New York, on Monday, April 27. Ben Caito and Liam Sayward, homeschool students from the Plattsburgh area won the Hanaford Mills Museum’s … Continue reading

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