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April 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
aerial view of the Carillon Battlefield

Keep Calm and Carillon: New Initiatives for the Carillon Battlefield Margaret Staudter, Fort Ticonderoga Registrar and Site Archaeologist John Crock, Director of the University of Vermont’s Consulting Archaeology Program  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Registrar & Site Archaeologist Margaret Staudter, and John Crock, Associate Professor and Director of the University of Vermont's Consulting Archaeology Program, to learn about the recent historical analysis and survey of the Carillon Battlefield as part…

Virtual Program: Building a Better Battery

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 3:00pm3:05pm
Facebook Live
Free
interpreter and gabion

Watch as we set six-foot-tall gabions and rebuild and extend the battery wall that is used for daily cannon demonstrations. See the careful fitting and brute force of driving the pointed posts of each gabion in place.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 3:00pm.

Virtual Program: An Exhibit in the Making

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Free
staff preparing an exhibit

During this virtual program, see what it takes to put on an exhibit! From design to building, to working with historic objects, to installation, this video will show behind-the-scenes glimpses of the work that went into creating Fort Ticonderoga's new exhibit "A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, & State." This video can be viewed starting at 1pm on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page.

Virtual Program: A Real Barn [addition] Raising!

Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 3:00pm3:05pm
Facebook Live
Free
historic interpreters raising a barn

Join Fort Ticonderoga staff as we raise the frame of our new barn addition into place! See many hands fight gravity’s pull and lift pre-fit timers into position. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 3:00pm.

May 2021

Daily Programs & Outdoor Exploration

Saturday, May 1, 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 Author Series

Sunday, May 2, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
$10
valcour book cover

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  The Patriots faced a desperate situation in the summer of 1776 as the British prepared a fleet and an invading army whose success could have spelled the end of the Revolution. A two-pronged effort restored the defensive capability of the army at the fort and floated a squadron of gunboats that stunned the British invaders, putting off the reckoning for another year. Jack Kelly…

No Quarter Two-Day Living History Event

Saturday, May 8, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 9, 2021

Fort Ticonderoga
reenactors on a boat

Benedict Arnold is returning to Fort Ticonderoga through two dramatic days of living history exploring "America's First Victory." The No Quarter two-day living history event vividly recreates the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775, putting visitors in the middle of the country’s first military victory. The phrase “No Quarter” was the battle cry used by the Americans and is equivalent to “No Mercy” or “Take no Prisoners.” Throughout the weekend, explore the real-life events from the perspectives of…

No Quarter Evening Battle

Saturday, May 8, 2021 @ 7:00pm9:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
nighttime battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an evening surprise attack! Witness the alarm of the British Garrison at Ticonderoga as the American ambush dramatically unfolds. See the tension between Revolutionaries Ethan Allen and Benedict     Arnold as they each try to assert control. What will happen to the soon to become British prisoners of war? See for yourself in this stunning recreation of America’s first victory at the very place where it happened 246 years ago. The gate opens at 7pm (last ticket…

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…