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January 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
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image of USS Ticonderoga

Thomas Macdonough, the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, and the War of 1812 on Lake Champlain Rich Strum, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the Lake Champlain corridor provided an avenue for military forces moving north and south between Canada to the north and New York and New England to the south. At the dawn of the 19th century, the region once again braced for…

Virtual Winter Workshop Series: 1750s British Regimental Coats

Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, January 31, 2021 @ 5:00pm
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In this three-day workshop, learn the latest research on British and Provincial enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover period shortcuts for these military garments, produced en masse for regimental contracts. With concerns and regulations about Covid-19, this workshop is going to be offered remotely only. Registered attendees will send measurements, from which a custom coat kit will be cut. An instructional video will be as a guide for correctly taking measurements. Each participant will receive their coat…

February 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, February 7, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga's Collections Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga VP of Collections & Digital Production  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum's collections thanks, in part, to support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Along the way, we are rediscovering thousands of objects that tell the stories of the people who were here at Ticonderoga. Digital guests during this online presentation…

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, February 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm2:45pm
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$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  Why are bateaux considered the most important vessels that transported armies during the 18th-century wars in North America? In the book Ghost Fleet Awakened—Lake George’s Sunken Bateaux of 1758, author Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago when bateaux first plied the waters…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
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Cuba to Champlain: Enslavement and Empire on the Road to Independence Dr. Matthew Keagle, Fort Ticonderoga Curator  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. The Champlain Valley feels far from the plantation and cane fields most associated with the pernicious institution of slavery, but the region was not immune to the traffic in human lives. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator, Dr. Matthew Keagle, to explore how 18th-century imperial warfare not only built Ticonderoga but perpetuated and…

March 2021

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Sunday, March 7, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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oxen hauling sleds

Oxen, Sleds, and Drivers Cameron Green, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. How did the army transport the supplies to keep an army in the north alive and fighting in the dead of winter? Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation, Cameron Green, to explore how oxen kept a lifeline open to the Continental Army in Canada in 1775 and 1776. Your participation in this online program supports Fort Ticonderoga's…

Winter Workshop Series: Brunswick & Hessian Regimental Coats

Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, March 14, 2021 @ 5:00pm
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detail of brunswick and hessian regimental coats

In this two-day workshop, learn the latest research on Brunswick & Hessian enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover the unique details and differences between different states' and regiments' uniforms. This workshop is BYOL -- bring your own lace-- due to the specificity of these trimmings. Most regimental campaign details can be accommodated with prior notice. The workshop includes lunch, a cut-out kit for your coat, and sewing materials.

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, March 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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$10
book cover

The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1774, Henry Knox married a 17-year-old woman from a Tory family named Lucy Flucker. When the American Revolution broke out the following year, Knox joined the Continental Army and rose to command Washington’s artillery. Separated throughout much of the conflict, Lucy and Henry wrote constantly to one another. In The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox, Phillip Hamilton examines not…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
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fife and drum players performing together

Cadence and Clothing: Music Interpretation at Fort Ticonderoga Michael Edson, Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Get an inside look at the fifes and drums of Fort Ticonderoga and explore how they are leading the way in preserving our nation's musical heritage. From period-specific song selection to authentically handcrafted instruments and eye-catching, hand-sewn uniforms, join Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major, Michael Edson to understand the vital role that regimental music plays…

April 2021

Winter Workshop Series: Ticking or Tenting Overalls & Breeches

Saturday, April 3, 2021 @ 9:00amSunday, April 4, 2021 @ 5:00pm
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detail of overalls and breeches

In this two-day workshop, build a pair of summer breeches or overalls for a number of portrayals. 1777 British Canada Army portrayals can build tent canvas overalls or breeches. Brunswick 1777 portrayals can build striped ticking overalls. Ticking breeches are useful for British and Provincial portrayals from the 1750s through the 1770s. The workshop includes lunch, a cut-out kit for your breeches or overalls, and sewing materials.