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Every day is a special event at Fort Ticonderoga. Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

Beginning June 30, 2020, Fort Ticonderoga will be open from 9:30 am-5 pm, Tuesday – Sunday through October 31, 2020.  All tickets must be purchased in advance.  Visitors are required to wear face coverings and adhere to physical distancing as well as all applicable New York State and CDC requirements. At this time, no indoor spaces are open to the public. Check back frequently for updates on our schedule and offerings.

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August 2020

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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$10

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. On August 16, 1777, General John Stark and a collection of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and New York militia won a crucial battle near Bennington, Vermont.  By depriving British General John Burgoyne's badly needed provisions and revitalizing the American cause, Bennington set the stage for the decisive Battle of Saratoga. Michael P. Gabriel, the Chair of the Department of History at Kutztown University, has…

September 2020

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, September 13, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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$10

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Germantown:  What caused Washington to lose at Germantown.  Was it his complicated plan of attack?  Or, was it a fateful decision made by him at the height of success that day? Michael C. Harris is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington and the American Military University. He has worked for the National Park Service in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Fort Mott State Park in…

Virtual American Revolution Afternoon

Saturday, September 26, 2020 @ 1:00pm3:00pm
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In lieu of the usual Seminar on the American Revolution, Fort Ticonderoga presents an “American Revolution Afternoon” on Saturday, September 26, 2020, with presentations by Dr. Matthew Keagle and Stuart Lilie. The programs will be offered on ZOOM; advance online registration is required. Presentations: Meanwhile...Simultaneous Events and Ticonderoga's Revolutionary War Story—Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History Stuart Lilie and examine the fun coincidental events between Fort Ticonderoga and the broader Revolutionary War. Explore connections between these simultaneous historic…

October 2020

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, October 11, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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$10

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1775, George Washington and the Continental Congress decided to bring their nascent revolution to Canada, expecting that the Canadians would find common cause in the struggle for independence. By 1776 the entire enterprise had collapsed into ruin, and all that stood between the shattered army and annihilation was one hundred miles of lake and a tiny fleet under the command of one of…

Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

Saturday, October 17, 2020 @ 10:00am2:00pm
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This year’s Tenth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details conference goes virtual on Saturday, October 17, 2020! We invite you to join us online for this conference focused on the material culture of the 18th and early 19th centuries. The program will be offered on ZOOM; advance online registration is required. A listing of program sessions will be posted by September 1, 2020.

November 2020

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, November 15, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10

The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Who were the people who wore red coats and fought to suppress a rebellion in Britain's American colonies? And why would a book about them be called Noble Volunteers? Author Don N. Hagist will talk about his new book that brings to life the wide array of common soldiers that formed the British army during the American Revolution. Don N. Hagist is the…

December 2020

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, December 13, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Anthony Wayne served the Continental Army heroically from Three Rivers in Canada in 1776 to the Georgia Campaign in 1782. But by the early 1790s, he had fallen on hard times, developing a reputation as a spendthrift, womanizer, and heavy drinker. Still, throughout the Revolution, George Washington had called upon Wayne whenever the situation was desperate. Now, as president, with an Indian confederation…

January 2021

Virtual Author Series

January 17, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1775 Parliament passed one of its most divisive acts when it authorized the use of German auxiliary troops against its own Americans Colonists. The stories of these men and women offer new insights into the Revolution from an outsider's perspective.  Brady Crytzer is the author of six books studying imperialism in North America, including Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British…

February 2021

Virtual Author Series

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…

March 2021

Virtual Author Series

March 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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$10
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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…