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May 2021

Daily Programs & Outdoor Exploration

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Fort Ticonderoga
aerial view of fort ticonderoga. Photo credit Carl Heilman II

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…

Virtual History Conference for Educators

Thursday, May 20, 2021 @ 3:30pm6:30pm
Virtual
Aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga

This annual conference for educators takes place online this year and examines the role of the militia in Early America (from colonization through the Early Republic era). Content experts, museum staff, and classroom educators discuss the militia and model strategies for using documents with students. Conference Schedule (subject to change)  3:30pm  -- Welcome—Fort Ticonderoga staff 3:35-4:15pm -- A Virtual Walk-Through of the special exhibition “A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State”—with Dr. Matthew Keagle, Curator at Fort Ticonderoga 4:15-5:00pm…

Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 8:00amSunday, May 23, 2021 @ 2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 21, 2021

Virtual
War College Seminar logo image

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War virtually online over three days, Friday-Sunday, May 21-23, 2021. Since its beginning in 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects related to the Seven Years’ War in North America and beyond, drawing speakers and participants from across North America and Europe. War College Schedule (subject to change)  Friday, May 21, 2021  6:30pm  Welcome -- Fort Ticonderoga staff. 6:35-7:05pm -- Britain in…

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up: Locks

Thursday, May 27, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
From the Ground Up

What did soldiers and officers use to lock away military stores and their own personal possessions? Learn about the archaeological locks uncovered at Fort Ticonderoga during the early 20th-century restoration in this newest episode of From the Ground Up! This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.

Carillon Boat Cruises

Friday, May 28, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 15, 2021

Carillon Boat Dock
Carillon boat tour

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of Vermont’s Green Mountains and New York’s Adirondack Mountains during a 75-minute narrated boat tour aboard the Carillon. Let our friendly and experienced staff be your guide to Lake Champlain’s centuries of stirring maritime heritage with panoramic vistas around you and a sonar view of shipwrecks below. Embark on this unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages! A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks are available onboard. A restroom is available. Availability: May 28-October 16,…

Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration

Saturday, May 29, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 30, 2021

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Military interpreters pulling a cannon through the Fort Ticonderoga archway

Join Fort Ticonderoga to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution. During this weekend-long commemoration, discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga to defend liberty during living history programs and demonstrations. Join a hive of activity as citizens-turned-soldiers build extensive lines of defenses across the Ticonderoga peninsula and beyond to try to secure this vital stronghold from the…

Virtual Program: Memorial Day Salute to the Soldiers

Monday, May 31, 2021 @ 12:30pm12:35pm
Facebook Live
Free
Memorial Day Salute service

Join Fort Ticonderoga as we remember the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very ground where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 11am.

June 2021

Spring Homeschool Day

Friday, June 4, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$6
Man teaching boy how to clean musket

New in 2021, Fort Ticonderoga is adding a SPRING Homeschool Day in addition to the Annual Fall Homeschool Day! Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! Discover Ticonderoga’s epic history through historic trade shops and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the 2000-acre historic site. Immerse your senses in the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories. Roll up…

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, June 6, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
book cover

The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In May 1776, more than two hundred Indian warriors descended the St. Lawrence River to attack Continental forces at the Cedars, west of Montreal, in the war’s first substantial Indian battles.  Over three days’ fighting, the Native Americans and their British and Canadian allies forced an American fort to surrender and ambushed a fatally delayed relief column.  In his new book, historian Mark R. Anderson…

Living History Event: Fête du Fort! Gourmands and Garrisons at Ticonderoga

Saturday, June 12, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
French soldier

Bring the whole family to taste French cuisine and discover the culture of the Champlain Valley in this day-long celebration! From pate to poutine, enjoy the best bistro bites from across our region. Discover the deep French & Canadian cultural roots along the shores of Lake Champlain and their epic military stories!