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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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Virtual Author Series featuring Willard Sterne Randall

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In The Founders’ Fortunes: How Money Shaped the Birth of America, historian Willard Sterne Randall investigates the private financial affairs of the Founders, illuminating like never before how and why the Revolution came about. The Founders’ Fortunes uncovers how […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Christian McBurney

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Christian McBurney speaks on his new book, Dark Voyage:  An American Privateer’s War Against the British Slave Trade in Africa (Westholme, 2022). The book is fascinating microhistory of an American privateer that sails to the coast of Africa and attacks […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Steven Elliot

ZOOM NY

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 […]

Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

ZOOM NY

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 […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Claire Bellerjeau

ZOOM NY

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, […]

Virtual Author Series featuring David O. Stewart

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author David O. Stewart as he talks about his award-winning book George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father. Stewart explores the political education that made Washington a master politician—and America's most essential leader. From Virginia's House of Burgesses, where Washington learned the […]

Eleventh Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

Hybrid NY

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Eleventh Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 1, 2023. This program features practical strategies for expanding and improving your garden and landscape. We invite you to join us, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just getting started, for helpful insights from garden […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Jim McIntyre

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Most histories of the American War of Independence discuss what are usually regarded as the two major campaigns in 1777. Either they describe the invasion from Canada led by General John Burgoyne which resulted in his subsequent defeat and the surrender of his […]

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Twenty-Seventh Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

Hybrid NY

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Seventh Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War over three days, Friday-Sunday, May 19-21, 2023. Since its beginning in 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects related to the Seven Years’ War in North America and beyond, drawing speakers and participants from across North […]

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