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Celebrate the Scot in You! Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 14

If you have plans to visit the Lake George – Lake Champlain region this June, mark your calendars for a lively Scots Day event at Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 14th from 9:30 am – 5 pm! Celebrate Scottish heritage … Continue reading

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EXPERIENCE FORT TICONDEROGA! 2014 Season Begins Saturday, May 10

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 10, and will offer new programs, living history weekends, special events, exhibits, gardens, the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, canoe rentals, and the new Mount Defiance experience. Guests will immerse themselves … Continue reading

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Building Carpentry into 1776 Soldiers’ Life Programs

Along with the excitement of portraying 1776 and the Fourth Pennsylvania battalion as they served at Ticonderoga in that year, the Department of Interpretation is excited about expanding its soldiers’ life programs into carpentry. Over the past few years, the … Continue reading

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Of Love, Duty, and Affection

Our team spends a lot of time talking about the power of Fort Ticonderoga’s stories. Fort Ticonderoga’s history is epic and pivotal in the French & Indian War and American Revolution. It was the key to the continent. It is also … Continue reading

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“A Day Longer in the Field” Explores Lives of Provincial Soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga’s Upcoming Living History Weekend, Feb 15-16

“A Day Longer in the Field” Fort Ticonderoga will once again be alive with its premier interpretive programming during its next living history weekend, Saturday and Sunday, February 15-16 from 10 am until 4pm each day. The event will highlight … Continue reading

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New Scholarship to Be Presented at Fort Ticonderoga’s Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

Registration is now open for Fort Ticonderoga’s Nineteenth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 16-18, 2014. This annual seminar focuses on the French & Indian War in North America (1754-1763), bringing together a panel of distinguished historians … Continue reading

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Snowshoe at America’s Fort! Fort Fever Program Feb 2nd

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, February 2 at 2 pm. with a “Winter Woods Snowshoe Exploration” led by Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski. The cost is $10 per person and will be collected at the door; free … Continue reading

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Making History “Real”

Monday, September 16, 1776, breaks at Ticonderoga with a hint of the cold weather yet to come, and the fortifications at Ticonderoga and Mount Independence are draped in the “Thick Fogs, that are peculiar at this place.” Thus another day … Continue reading

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Earthen Remains of 1776

In creating living history programs based on diaries, letters, artifacts, and other documentation one can sometimes be left feeling that it’s a story, somehow detached from reality from so long ago. This upcoming season’s focus on 1776 and the Fourth … Continue reading

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A Brief 1776 Preview

As part of our year by year approach to tackling the immense story of Fort Ticonderoga, in 2014 the Department of Interpretation will be highlighting the year 1776. Fort staff will be portraying the 4th Pennsylvania Battalion who garrisoned Ticonderoga … Continue reading

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