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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 […]
As General Washington reveled in his victory at Yorktown in October 1781, British and Loyalist forces assembled at Ticonderoga to attempt a push down the Champlain Valley. Watch as soldiers and sailors work away to resurrect old cannons thrown into the lake back in 1777. Witness tradesmen of the army diligently repairing the remnants of […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Michael Laramie talks about "The Champlain and Hudson Valleys in Queen Anne's War" based on his new book Queen Anne's War: The Second Contest for North America. Michael Laramie is the author of six books on American military history, […]
Join Fort Ticonderoga for this one-day living history event and relive Henry Knox's epic feat as he prepared to move massive cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston to force the British evacuation in 1776. Watch as soldiers work as carpenters to maintain Ticonderoga. Witness the raw power of oxen and horses as these thousand-pound animals pull […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga VP of Collections & Digital Production Miranda Peters as she highlights the incredible work being undertaken by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga's world-class museum collections. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum's collections. […]
This event brings to life the story of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year 1777 as they prepare for a British attack. In the winter of 1777, as snow piled up, soldiers worked busily to build barracks, repair cannons, clothe, arm, and equip soldiers for another campaign season. Discover the incredible story of the […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Len Travers talks about his new book Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War. Although largely forgotten, the story of Hodges' Scout can tell us much about this particular war as ordinary young men--those without whom wars cannot be […]
The Eleventh Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” conference takes place online on January 22, 2022. This conference is on material culture spanning 1609-1815. This program will be offered on ZOOM and advance online registration will be required. The complete lineup of presentations and online registration will be set by November 1, 2021. Sessions […]