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Fort Ticonderoga & Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 29, 2023! Gates open at 10 am and close at 5 pm (last entry is 4:30 pm).

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Winter Workshop Series: Lined Wool Breeches

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

In this two-day, hands-on workshop, build your own linen-lined woolen breeches. Simultaneously warm and comfortable, lined woolen breeches were a staple in men's military dress. Choose from a variety of woolen cloth and military styles.

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 Fort Fever Series: Hidden Hands: Uncovering the Black presence in Fort Ticonderoga’s Collections

Virtual NY

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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: Documenting, Preserving, and Make Accessible Ticonderoga’s Archives

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff.  Join Fort Ticonderoga Collections Manager Tabitha Hubbard as she highlights the incredible work being undertaken by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga’s world-class archival collection.   Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum’s manuscript collections. Along the way, […]

Winter Workshop Series: Wool Waistcoats

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

In this two-day, hands-on workshop, build your own woolen waistcoat. Wool waistcoats or jackets were comfortable, fashionable, and often layered for warmth. Novices and experienced tailors alike can learn a variety of tailoring techniques as you build and fit the pieces of your waistcoat. Choose from a variety of woolen cloth and military or civilian […]

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 […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: “Building British Ticonderoga”

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff.  From barracks, boats, blockhouses and more, explore the many construction projects that transformed a destroyed French fort into a key post in the British Empire. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation Cameron Green to discover the work that put Ticonderoga on the map […]

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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 […]

Annual Conference for Educators

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

This annual day-long conference immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics.  The conference takes place on the Friday preceding Fort Ticonderoga’s Twenty-Seventh Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War, a weekend-long seminar focused on the […]

Virtual Author Series featuring John Rees

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.      The role of African Americans, most free but some enslaved, in the regiments of the Continental Army is not well-known; neither is the fact that relatively large numbers served in southern regiments and that the greatest number served alongside their white comrades in […]