Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 30, 2022! The gates open at 9:30am and close at 5:00pm (last entry is at 4:30pm).
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The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. While holsters are commonly imagined as a personal accoutrement, their origin and reality in the long 18th century was part of saddlery. Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History Stuart Lilie to explore the common details of 18th-century holsters and their rapid […]
In this 2-day workshop, build one of the many types of gaiters that appeared on soldiers in Ticonderoga's military history. Options include French linen gaiters, British spatter-dashers, British half-gaiters, & more. Discover the details and definitions of the many types of gaiters and build your own pair with expert guidance on assembly and fitting.
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Eric Schnitzer talks about his book Don Troiani's Campaign to Saratoga--1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative. The battles of Saratoga are cited as the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Beginning when the armies prepared […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Archeology Margaret Staudter for an exploration of artifact highlights excavated prior to the building of the Mars Education Center in 2008. These fascinating objects represent the material lives of the French, British, and American individuals who lived at […]
Due to popular demand, this workshop is full & registration is closed! In this 2-day workshop, learn the latest research on Revolutionary War American enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover original construction details and efficiencies to sew these mass-produced garments. This workshop is BYOB--bring your own buttons--due to the specificity of […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Craig Chapman talks about his book Disaster on the Spanish Main. This military history provides a beginning-to-end account of the British expedition to conquer the West Indies in 1740-42. The campaign stands out because it represents the first overseas deployment of American troops. Thirty-four […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. President William Howard Taft came to Fort Ticonderoga on July 6, 1909, as part of the Champlain Tercentenary Celebrations. Thousands flocked to the Ticonderoga peninsula to see the President and commemorate the 300th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s arrival on the lake that […]
The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Tenth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2022. 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 […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Holly Mayer talks about her new book Congress's Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union. Colonel Moses Hazen's 2nd Canadian Regiment was one of the first "national" regiments in the American Army. Created by the Continental Congress, it drew […]
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 […]