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January 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
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Thomas Macdonough, the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, and the War of 1812 on Lake Champlain Rich Strum, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the Lake Champlain corridor provided an avenue for military forces moving north and south between Canada to the north and New York and New England to the south. At the dawn of the 19th century, the region once again braced for…

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up

Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
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From 18th century soldiers to 19th and 20th-century tourists, learn about the different buttons found at Fort Ticonderoga.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.

Virtual Winter Workshop Series: 1750s British Regimental Coats

Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, January 31, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
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In this three-day workshop, learn the latest research on British and Provincial enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover period shortcuts for these military garments, produced en masse for regimental contracts. With concerns and regulations about Covid-19, this workshop is going to be offered remotely only. Registered attendees will send measurements, from which a custom coat kit will be cut. An instructional video will be as a guide for correctly taking measurements. Each participant will receive their coat…

Virtual Living History Event: A Day Longer in the Field

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Facebook Live
Free
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Join Fort Ticonderoga on  Facebook and meet American provincial soldiers who were eager to go home at the end of the 1759 campaign. With Ticonderoga and Crown Point captured, these American soldiers worked alongside British regulars to ready Fort Ticonderoga for winter and the following season’s advance into the heart of New France. Witness how the soldiers in 1759 dealt with the harsh winter realities on the northern frontier. All programs will be featured on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook starting at…

February 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, February 7, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
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Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga's Collections Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga VP of Collections & Digital Production  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum's collections thanks, in part, to support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Along the way, we are rediscovering thousands of objects that tell the stories of the people who were here at Ticonderoga. Digital guests during this online presentation…

Virtual Program: Collections Speed Dating: A Swiss Drum

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:05pm
Facebook Live
Free

How French was the "French" Army? During this program, explore the background of a French military drum in Fort Ticonderoga's collection that reveals the diversity of the militaries of the 18th century.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1:00pm.

Virtual Program: Fusil Grenadier

Saturday, February 20, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:05pm
Facebook Live
Free

Thousands of fusil grenadiers, or grenadier muskets, were stockpiled in French armories throughout the French & Indian War. Through artifacts from Fort Ticonderoga's collection, explore what made a grenadier's musket and how they weren't' just used by grenadiers in the struggle for North America.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1:00pm.

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, February 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm2:45pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  Why are bateaux considered the most important vessels that transported armies during the 18th-century wars in North America? In the book Ghost Fleet Awakened—Lake George’s Sunken Bateaux of 1758, author Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago when bateaux first plied the waters…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
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Cuba to Champlain: Enslavement and Empire on the Road to Independence Dr. Matthew Keagle, Fort Ticonderoga Curator  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. The Champlain Valley feels far from the plantation and cane fields most associated with the pernicious institution of slavery, but the region was not immune to the traffic in human lives. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to explore how 18th-century imperial warfare not only built Ticonderoga but perpetuated and…

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up

Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
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From building fortifications to planting vegetables in the King's Garden, explore Fort Ticonderoga's archaeological tool collection. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.