Tag Archives: Lake Champlain

On the Eve of the Revolution: 1775 British Garrison Living History Event at Fort Ticonderoga February 17

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a one-day living history event Saturday, February 17, 2018 to discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence. Living history demonstrations feature the weapons, tactics, … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives a Forrest E. Mars Jr. Chocolate History Grant to Develop Chocolate Research and Programming in 2018

The Mars Wrigley Confectionery, LLC (MWC) recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Chocolate History Grant for a project entitled A Sea of Chocolate: Cocoa Cargoes in the Anglo Atlantic to research and develop a new program highlighting … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Coming Campaign Living History Event on January 13, 2018

Experience Fort Ticonderoga in the beauty of winter during its next living history event Preparing for the Coming Campaign on Saturday, January 13, 2018.  The event will bring to life the story of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year … Continue reading

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Fort Fever Program to Focus on Lake Champlain Naval History

Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” begins on Sunday, January 7, at 2:00 p.m. with “Vigilance and Discipline to be Observed through all the Vessels” presented by Nicholas Spadone, Director of Interpretation. Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased … Continue reading

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Three Wars, Three Armies, One Legacy

Perhaps the most impressive survivor of Henry Knox’s “Noble Train of Artillery” is this enormous iron mortar. Knox’s expedition was just one part of its fascinating history. Originally designated as a 12-pouce mortar (pouce is the French equivalent of the … Continue reading

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Experience Fort Ticonderoga during Winter Quarters: November 2017 – April 2018

Fort Ticonderoga is launching a new schedule of programs during its Winter Quarters season. From November through April, visitors will be immersed in a more intimate experience at Fort Ticonderoga. From exciting living history events, insightful seminars, specialty programs, and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on September 30!

Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, September 30.  Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun, set in the midst of the … Continue reading

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Top Late-Season Flowers

Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturist in Residence A question I have often received over the years is “what can I plant for late season color?” The problem, I realized, is that many gardeners buy their flowers early in the season, so … Continue reading

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Abigail May’s Visit to Ticonderoga in July 1800

Late last month, we hosted the Fifth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute. This year’s Institute titled “Last of the Mohicans: Early American History and Literature” used the novel The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper to explore themes … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Presents Brown’s Raid 1777 Battle Re-enactment September 9-10, 2017

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! 240 years later, follow this real-life action adventure, as patriot Colonel John Brown will lead a surprise attack against British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday and … Continue reading

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