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Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Sixth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War over three days, Friday-Sunday, May 20-22, 2022. 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 […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Daniel Bullen talks about his new book Daniel Shays’s Honorable Rebellion. On January 25, 1787, in Springfield, Massachusetts, militia Major General William Shepard ordered his cannon to fire grapeshot at a peaceful demonstration of 1,200 farmers approaching the federal arsenal. The shots killed four and wounded […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Historian Thomas M. Truxes will introduce his latest book, The Overseas Trade of British America: A Narrative History. This is a compelling story in which the Anglo-French wars of the 17th and 18th centuries played a central role. Truxes will discuss how Atlantic trade […]
Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals for papers broadly addressing the period of the War for American Independence for its Eighteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution to be held September 23-25, 2022. Submissions are due January 31, 2022. See the Call for Papers link below. This annual premier conference focused on the military, political, social, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]