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The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. The newly formed 3rd New Jersey Regiment was sent to Canada with Brig. Gen. John Sullivan's relief force in the spring of 1776, but was diverted to Albany to handle Indian-Loyalist concerns in the Mohawk Valley. Come October, the […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. LTC Seanegan Sculley will focus on American military leadership in the Continental Army and its development over the course of the American Revolution. He will utilize new Audience Response Technology to focus on recruiting, discipline, training, and morale to argue that both junior […]
October 15-17, 2021 Fort Ticonderoga celebrates 200 years of preservation on the Ticonderoga peninsula with “Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place,” a special virtual conference focused on the historic preservation in North America, including historical perspective and contemporary issues. Keynote Speaker: Fort Ticonderoga: Ruin, Reconstruction, and the Making of a Historical Landscape—While Fort Ticonderoga’s role […]
A View from Abroad: The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. From 1778 to 1788, the Founding Father and later President John Adams lived in Europe as a diplomat. Joined by his wife, Abigail, in 1784, the […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom Webinars. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is required to participate in the conference. Advanced […]
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.