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November 2020

Virtual Program: From the Ground Up

Thursday, November 26, 2020 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
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What kinds of utensils did soldiers and civilians at Fort Ticonderoga eat with? Explore archaeologically uncovered knives, forks, and spoons in the latest episode of From the Ground Up! The cataloging of these historic artifacts was made possible in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.

Virtual Tips from the Tailoring Trade: Drummers’ Lace 2

Saturday, November 28, 2020 @ 1:00pm1:10pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Free
close up of drummer's lace on yellow uniform

Join Fort Ticonderoga Artificer Tailor Gibb Zea on Facebook at 1pm to look at finishing British drummers’ coats with the final layers of lace that complete their distinct look.

December 2020

1776 Riot Virtual Program: Winter Whip-Sawing Boards

Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 11:00am11:05am
Facebook Live
Free
soldiers sawing a board

The LaChute River froze the Continental Army's sawmill in place in the late fall of 1776. See how soldiers continued to make boards manually 'pit-sawing' or 'whip-sawing.' This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 11am.

Virtual Program: All is Calm?: Uncovering the Christmas Day Incident at Ticonderoga 1776

Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 1:00pm1:05pm
Facebook Live
Free
wintery image with cannon and huts

Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator DR Matthew Keagle for the background on one of the most surprising and shocking events in Ticonderoga's history, when American soldiers turn on each other. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 1pm.

1776 Riot Virtual Program: Hut, Hut, Hike!

Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 4:00pm4:10pm
Facebook Live
Free
soldiers huts

Check out Fort Ticonderoga's recreated soldiers' huts, built by Pennsylvania soldiers beginning in September 1776. Follow us on a hike of the hut sites and see 'Liberty Hill' where a riot erupted between Pennsylvania and Massachusetts soldiers on December 25, 1776. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga's Facebook page starting at 4pm.

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, December 13, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
stockwell book cover

The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Anthony Wayne served the Continental Army heroically from Three Rivers in Canada in 1776 to the Georgia Campaign in 1782. But by the early 1790s, he had fallen on hard times, developing a reputation as a spendthrift, womanizer, and heavy drinker. Still, throughout the Revolution, George Washington had called upon Wayne whenever the situation was desperate. Now, as president, with an Indian confederation…

Virtual Holiday Drinks & Drama

Friday, December 18, 2020 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
ZOOM
$10
wintery background for drinks and drama program

It's the time of year when the temperature drops, the days get shorter, and Lake Champlain freezes up, which means it's time for another round of Drinks & Drama! Join Fort Ticonderoga once again to hear how the garrisons of Ticonderoga dealt with the harsh winter and get some tips on whipping up some warming tipples from the 18th century.

Tips of the Tailoring Trade

Saturday, December 19, 2020 @ 1:00pm
Facebook Live
Free
close up of yellow uniform

Join Fort Ticonderoga Artificer Tailor Gibb Zea for an instructional guide to making the cape, or collar, of a British soldier's regimental coat. Learn tricks to assemble and attach this common part of Revolutionary War British coats. This program can be viewed on Fort Ticonderoga’s Facebook page starting at 1:00pm.

January 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

January 10, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
close up of items in Pavilion collection

Uncovering the Pavilion Collection Meredith Moore, Fort Ticonderoga Curatorial Assistant  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Built along the shore of Lake Champlain as a private retreat on the grounds of Fort Ticonderoga, the Pavilion served as a summer home for many generations of the Pell family. Over the last two years, Fort Ticonderoga Curatorial Assistant Meredith Moore has worked to document the extensive collection of fine, decorative, and folk art from the Pavilion…

Virtual Author Series

January 17, 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 1775 Parliament passed one of its most divisive acts when it authorized the use of German auxiliary troops against its own Americans Colonists. The stories of these men and women offer new insights into the Revolution from an outsider's perspective.  Brady Crytzer is the author of six books studying imperialism in North America, including Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British…