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January 2021

Virtual Program: Ticonderoga’s First British Winter

Saturday, January 23, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:05pm
Facebook Live
Free
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After almost five years of struggle, Fort Carillon finally fell to the British in July of 1759. Now a critical point on the route to Canada, British forces began to rebuild and repair the French barracks and fortifications, setting the stage for the longest any army occupied the recently christened Fort Ticonderoga. Join us to learn about the challenges faced by the British garrison of Ticonderoga during its first British winter. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
image of USS Ticonderoga

Thomas Macdonough, the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, and the War of 1812 on Lake Champlain Rich Strum, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the Lake Champlain corridor provided an avenue for military forces moving north and south between Canada to the north and New York and New England to the south. At the dawn of the 19th century, the region once again braced for…

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up

Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
From the Ground Up logo

From 18th century soldiers to 19th and 20th-century tourists, learn about the different buttons found at Fort Ticonderoga.  This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.

Virtual Winter Workshop Series: 1750s British Regimental Coats

Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, January 31, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
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In this three-day workshop, learn the latest research on British and Provincial enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover period shortcuts for these military garments, produced en masse for regimental contracts. 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 will receive their coat…

Virtual Living History Event: A Day Longer in the Field

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Facebook Live
Free
provincial soldiers

Join Fort Ticonderoga on  Facebook and meet American provincial soldiers who were eager to go home at the end of the 1759 campaign. With Ticonderoga and Crown Point captured, these American soldiers worked alongside British regulars to ready Fort Ticonderoga for winter and the following season’s advance into the heart of New France. Witness how the soldiers in 1759 dealt with the harsh winter realities on the northern frontier. All programs will be featured on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook starting at…

February 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, February 7, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
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Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga's Collections Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga VP of Collections & Digital Production  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum's collections thanks, in part, to support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Along the way, we are rediscovering thousands of objects that tell the stories of the people who were here at Ticonderoga. Digital guests during this online presentation…

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, February 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm2:45pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  Why are bateaux considered the most important vessels that transported armies during the 18th-century wars in North America? In the book Ghost Fleet Awakened—Lake George’s Sunken Bateaux of 1758, author Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago when bateaux first plied the waters…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
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Cuba to Champlain: Enslavement and Empire on the Road to Independence Dr. Matthew Keagle, Fort Ticonderoga Curator  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. The Champlain Valley feels far from the plantation and cane fields most associated with the pernicious institution of slavery, but the region was not immune to the traffic in human lives. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to explore how 18th-century imperial warfare not only built Ticonderoga but perpetuated and…

Living History Event: Four Divisions Formed at Fort Carillon–1757 French Raid on Fort William Henry

Saturday, February 27, 2021 @ 10:00am4:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$12
image of French Regulars

See French Regulars and Canadians assemble at Fort Carillon, later named Ticonderoga, preparing to march across frozen Lake Geroge to surprise the British in 1757. Watch as French soldiers build scaling ladders and artillerymen prepare the guns, stores, and ammunition, as the army prepares for a surprise winter attack!

March 2021

Virtual Ticonderoga Ball

Friday, March 5, 2021
Virtual
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The 27th Annual Ticonderoga Ball will be held virtually on Friday, March 5 at 7 pm. The evening will feature highlights from our museum and educational initiatives, exclusive behind-the-scenes digital experiences, and an auction. The Ticonderoga Ball is our most important annual fundraiser and provides vital funding to support our museum’s operations, the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga’s 2000-acre historic site, nationally recognized educational programming, and award-winning exhibits.