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Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience! This year, Fort Ticonderoga debuts a new chapter in its story. Discover innovative storytelling on a grand scale with guided tours, witness thrilling weapons demonstrations, explore endless outdoor activities, and see the British-occupied fort in the years just before the American Revolution. Be sure to: Explore the beautiful gardens Take a hike on the historic Carillon Battlefield hiking trail Ascend to Mount Defiance for a…
Join Margaret Staudter Fort Ticonderoga Registrar & Site Archaeologist in this new video series looking at the Fort Ticonderoga archaeological collection. In this second episode, join on YouTube starting at 1 pm as she explores the different types of ammunition recovered during the early 20th-century reconstruction!
In lieu of the usual Seminar on the American Revolution, Fort Ticonderoga presents an “American Revolution Afternoon” on Saturday, September 26, 2020, with presentations by Dr. Matthew Keagle and Stuart Lilie. The programs will be offered on ZOOM; advance online registration is required. Presentations: Meanwhile...Simultaneous Events and Ticonderoga's Revolutionary War Story—Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History Stuart Lilie and examine the fun coincidental events between Fort Ticonderoga and the broader Revolutionary War. Explore connections between these simultaneous historic…
The day to day activities of armies in the 18th century were recorded in Orderly Books. Fort Ticonderoga holds a rich collection of these documents that reveal what life was like for soldiers in the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle on Facebook Live at 1pm.
Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 3, 2020. The full day of autumn fun will be set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain. Guests are invited to discover the historical importance of horses and other working animals during exciting demonstrations, meet our friendly oxen duo, stroll through Fort…
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1775, George Washington and the Continental Congress decided to bring their nascent revolution to Canada, expecting that the Canadians would find common cause in the struggle for independence. By 1776 the entire enterprise had collapsed into ruin, and all that stood between the shattered army and annihilation was one hundred miles of lake and a tiny fleet under the command of one of…
This year’s Tenth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details conference goes virtual on Saturday, October 17, 2020! We invite you to join us online for this conference focused on the material culture of the 18th and early 19th centuries. The program will be offered on ZOOM; advance online registration is required. A listing of program sessions will be posted by September 15, 2020.