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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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Homeschool Day at Fort Ticonderoga: September 8, 2017

  Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Homeschool families will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Better Conversations with Visitors

After all the work that goes into a great living history portrayal–long nights of sewing, hours of driving to be at an incredible historic site–meaningful conversations with visitors make it all worthwhile. You have said, “Hello,” and you have sparked … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution: September 22-24, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Fourteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 22-24, 2017. This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence. The Seminar takes place in the Mars Education Center … Continue reading

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fort ticonderoga’s heroic corn maze adventure opens august 12 with a new 2017 design!

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

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