Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday 9:30 am-5 pm (last entry 4:30 pm) through October 31, 2021!
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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 […]
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 […]
Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 2, 2021. 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. […]
Share time with family and friends while exploring this unique six-acre corn maze located on the shores of Lake Champlain at Fort Ticonderoga. This year, the maze is designed in the silhouette of a cartridge pouch badge of the 26th Regiment of Foot, along with the British flag as a nod to the 2021 programming […]
Scouts will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze! Special guided tours and museum exhibitions will immerse the scouts in Fort Ticonderoga’s epic history. The visit will include the historic trades shops, where they will […]
October 15-17, 2021 Fort Ticonderoga celebrates 200 years of preservation on the Ticonderoga peninsula with “Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place,” a special virtual conference focused on the historic preservation in North America, including historical perspective and contemporary issues. Keynote Speaker: Fort Ticonderoga: Ruin, Reconstruction, and the Making of a Historical Landscape—While Fort Ticonderoga’s role […]
Join Fort Ticonderoga for its annual Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain! Savor the fall scenic beauty and enjoy the captivating narration of historic highlights aboard the 60 ft Carillon tour boat. Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage aboard the Carillon on its final cruise as it charts its course south for the winter. Discover the […]
A View from Abroad: The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. From 1778 to 1788, the Founding Father and later President John Adams lived in Europe as a diplomat. Joined by his wife, Abigail, in 1784, the […]
As General Washington reveled in his victory at Yorktown in October 1781, British and Loyalist forces assembled at Ticonderoga to attempt a push down the Champlain Valley. Watch as soldiers and sailors work away to resurrect old cannons thrown into the lake back in 1777. Witness tradesmen of the army diligently repairing the remnants of […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Michael Laramie talks about "The Champlain and Hudson Valleys in Queen Anne's War" based on his new book Queen Anne's War: The Second Contest for North America. Michael Laramie is the author of six books on American military history, […]