Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 30, 2022! The gates open at 9:30 am and close at 5:00 pm (the last entry is at 4:30 pm).
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Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!
Throughout the day, visitors will participate in engaging presentations, weapons demonstrations, historic trades, and living history vignettes. Watch the disunity between officers unfold during an intense riot that plagued the American army in 1776. Explore the Continental Army at Ticonderoga, from the daily life of soldiers to simmering regional tensions between New Englanders and others. […]
Ticonderoga was a vital link in the supply chain keeping an American Army alive at the gates of Quebec City in January 1776. In this one-day living history event, explore the many needs of an army in winter from shot to shoes. See how soldiers and teamsters kept sleds running over the ice of Lake […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. George Washington and his Continental Army braving the frigid winter at Valley Forge form an iconic image in the popular history of the American Revolution. Such winter camps, Steven Elliott tells us in Surviving the Winters, were also a critical […]
The Twelfth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details conference takes place online on January 21, 2023. We invite you to join us online for this conference on material culture spanning 1609-to 1815. This conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom Webinars. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the detective work of recreating historic shoes with Artificer Shoemaker, Kevin Maher. Discover how the wreck of the British sloop Boscawen preserved shoes at the bottom of Lake Champlain and what these shoes tell us about British soldiers' […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author Claire Bellerjeau for a talk about her book Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth. Bellerjeau will discuss her discovery of a new founding figure named Elizabeth, or Liss, enslaved by the Townsend family of New York, […]
Experience Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier. Discover what it was like to be a British soldier, soldier's wife, or child living at Ticonderoga. Bring your family along to experience this exciting living history event during Fort Ticonderoga’s […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who share their latest research and cutting-edge discoveries. For Black History Month this talk will explore the role of men of African descent in the military experience of the 18th century through the objects they made and used. Race is rarely coded […]
The Ticonderoga Ball takes place at 7pm ET on March 3rd and is our most important annual fundraising event 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. The evening will feature highlights from our museum and educational initiatives, exclusive behind-the-scenes […]
National History Day encourages students to explore local, state, national, and world history. After selecting a historical topic that relates to an annual theme, students conduct extensive research by using libraries, archives, museums, and oral history interviews. They analyze and interpret their findings, draw conclusions about their topics’ significance in history, and create final projects […]