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The Fort Ticonderoga Association Presents the Ticonderoga Award for a Continental Vision to Lee and Bob Woodruff and the Bob Woodruff Foundation

The Fort Ticonderoga Association recently awarded Lee and Bob Woodruff and the Bob Woodruff Foundation the 2019 Ticonderoga Award for a Continental Vision for their significant work helping wounded service members, veterans and their families thrive long after they return … Continue reading

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Robert Rogers and his Rangers Return to Ticonderoga during Dramatic Reenactment

Rogers’ Personal Powder Horn on Display one day ONLY Saturday, March 9, 2019 Robert Rogers and his rangers return to Fort Ticonderoga Saturday, March 9, 2019 through the dramatic 1758 Battle on Snowshoes reenactment. The Battle on Snowshoes event vividly … Continue reading

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The Fort Ticonderoga Association Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members to its Leadership Team

The Fort Ticonderoga Association board of trustees recently elected John Werner, of Brookline, MA & Jacobi Point in Bolton Landing, NY to serve as a trustee. John is the founder of Ideas in Action, Inc., the Managing Director at Link … Continue reading

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Living History Event Highlights Ticonderoga on the Eve of the Revolution

1775 British Garrison at Fort Ticonderoga Join Fort Ticonderoga for a living history event Saturday, February 16, 2019 to discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence. Living history programs feature the weapons, trades, … Continue reading

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The Empire State Winter Games Comes to Fort Ticonderoga & Surrounding Area

January 31- February 3, 2019 Fort Ticonderoga, in partnership with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, will host the first stop of the 39th Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) torch relay on January 31, 2019 from 6:45-8:45 am. As part … Continue reading

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3 Steps to a Better French Army Portrayal for the French & Indian War

By Vice President of Operations, Stuart Lilie In 2019, Fort Ticonderoga will be portraying the year 1758, with daily on-going programs, weapons demonstrations, and guided tours. The year will also feature epic living history events bringing to life French soldiers serving … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Makes Major Land Acquisition to Preserve East Face of Mount Defiance

Acquisition in partnership with Open Space Institute ensures this National Historic Landmark will be forever protected The Fort Ticonderoga Association today announced that it has acquired 47 acres on the east face of Mount Defiance, ensuring the entire historically important … Continue reading

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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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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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Basics of Bats!

Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturist in Residence Bats are important to ecological systems worldwide, their role. In our temperate region, they consume huge amounts of insects—up to their body weight in one night. A favorite food in this country is the … Continue reading

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