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March 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, March 7, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
oxen hauling sleds

Oxen, Sleds, and Drivers Cameron Green, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. How did the army transport the supplies to keep an army in the north alive and fighting in the dead of winter? Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation, Cameron Green, to explore how oxen kept a lifeline open to the Continental Army in Canada in 1775 and 1776. Your participation in this online program supports Fort Ticonderoga's…

Virtual Winter Workshop Series: Brunswick & Hessian Regimental Coats

Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, March 14, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
detail of brunswick and hessian regimental coats

**This workshop has reached capacity** In this two-day virtual workshop, learn the latest research on Brunswick & Hessian enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover the unique details and differences between different states' and regiments' uniforms. 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…

Virtual Program: SHOT: Beyond the Cannon Ball

Friday, March 19, 2021 @ 5:00pm5:05pm
Facebook Live
Free
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Artillery in the 18th century was organized by the weight of its shot. The solid shot was more than just the size of the cannonball though. During this program, join Fort Ticonderoga Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle to explore the range and significance of the fundamental artillery projectiles used at Ticonderoga.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 5:00pm.

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, March 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1774, Henry Knox married a 17-year-old woman from a Tory family named Lucy Flucker. When the American Revolution broke out the following year, Knox joined the Continental Army and rose to command Washington’s artillery. Separated throughout much of the conflict, Lucy and Henry wrote constantly to one another. In The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox, Phillip Hamilton examines not…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
fife and drum players performing together

Cadence and Clothing: Music Interpretation at Fort Ticonderoga Michael Edson, Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Get an inside look at the fifes and drums of Fort Ticonderoga and explore how they are leading the way in preserving our nation's musical heritage. From period-specific song selection to authentically handcrafted instruments and eye-catching, hand-sewn uniforms, join Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major, Michael Edson to understand the vital role that regimental music plays…

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up

Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
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The introduction of transfer printing in the 18th century created a popular method of ceramic production. Explore archaeological examples of transferware in this new episode of From the Ground Up!  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm. *Research funding for Fort Ticonderoga's transferware collection was made possible by the Transferware Collectors Club.

Virtual Living History Event: Proceed to Canada with all Possible Expedition

Saturday, March 27, 2021 @ 11:00am3:00pm
Virtual
close up of American soldiers firing muskets

Join Fort Ticonderoga on Facebook to see American reinforcements streaming north in March of 1776 to support their stumbling army in Canada. Discover how veterans from a year on campaign and new recruits assembled hastily at Ticonderoga to face an American military crisis. Explore the logistics of an army in winter, as supplies arrive by horse and oxen. Watch as soldiers prepare cannons to be hauled north to Canada. All programs will be featured on Fort Ticonderoga’s Facebook starting at the listed…

April 2021

Virtual Winter Workshop Series: Ticking or Tenting Overalls & Breeches

Saturday, April 3, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, April 4, 2021 @ 5:00pm
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detail of overalls and breeches

In this two-day virtual workshop, build a pair of summer breeches or overalls for a number of portrayals. 1777 British Canada Army portrayals can build tent canvas overalls or breeches. Brunswick 1777 portrayals can build striped ticking overalls. Ticking breeches are useful for British and Provincial portrayals from the 1750s through the 1770s. 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…

Virtual Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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One event on April 17, 2021 at 12:00am

Virtual
Fort Ticonderoga gardens

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium virtually online on two consecutive Saturday mornings, April 10 & 17, 2021. This online program features practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. The presentations are offered online using Zoom. We invite you to join us this April, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just getting started, for helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in northern…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, April 11, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
soldiers on horseback

"his horse & one month's provisions..." Mounted Militia in the Champlain Valley and Beyond Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Dig deeper into militia on horseback in the Champlain Valley during the Revolutionary War. Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History, Stuart Lilie, to explore this regional case within a broader American tradition shaped by the scale and landscape of North America. Your participation…