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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 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…
Join Fort Ticonderoga to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution. During this weekend-long commemoration, discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga to defend liberty during living history programs and demonstrations. Join a hive of activity as citizens-turned-soldiers build extensive lines of defenses across the Ticonderoga peninsula and beyond to try to secure this vital stronghold from the…
New in 2021, Fort Ticonderoga is adding a SPRING Homeschool Day in addition to the Annual Fall Homeschool Day! Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! Discover Ticonderoga’s epic history through historic trade shops and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the 2000-acre historic site. Immerse your senses in the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories. Roll up…
Bring the whole family to taste French cuisine and discover the culture of the Champlain Valley in this day-long celebration! From pate to poutine, enjoy the best bistro bites from across our region. Discover the deep French & Canadian cultural roots along the shores of Lake Champlain and their epic military stories!
Celebrate Independence by exploring one of the greatest triumphs of 1776! All weekend, meet the soldiers of the Northern Continental Army and their labor for liberty at Ticonderoga in 1776. See craftsmen in action busily working to resupply soldiers with clothing, shoes, and equipment. Watch as these soldiers work to prepare themselves, cannons, and ammunition, ready to stop an invasion by the British Army and its naval fleet on Lake Champlain.
Stand on the very ground where the epic Battle of Carillon took place on July 8, 1758. Join the Fifes & Drums of Fort Ticonderoga to lay wreaths and remember those who fell in the climactic 1758 Battle of Carillon. Feel the power of the site and remember the day-long battle where the British had suffered casualties of nearly 2,000 men killed and wounded. The Battle of Carillon would prove to be France's greatest victory of the French & Indian…
Join Fort Ticonderoga for this two-day battle reenactment and witness the epic 1777 siege of American held Ticonderoga. As General Burgoyne tightened the hold on Ticonderoga, see how American soldiers and artillerymen held the line in the name of Liberty. Watch the story unravel around you as the roar of muskets and cannons erupt followed by a silent retreat that salvaged the remains of the American Army.
Experience the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums which hoisted the spirits of an American Army in 1776! Through musical concerts, living history vignettes and weapon demonstrations, discover the story of the Northern Continental Army, which rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga beginning in July 1776. See rebellion transform into a war for independence as the Declaration of Independence officially reached troops digging in to defend Ticonderoga during a dramatic reading.
Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! Discover Ticonderoga’s epic history through historic trades and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the historic site. Explore the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories with coloring kids kits or roll up your sleeves to help tend the vegetables and flowers. Find your way through towering stalks of corn by answering…
Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 3, 2020. 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. Guests are invited to discover the historical importance of horses and other working animals during exciting demonstrations, meet our friendly oxen duo, stroll through Fort…