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July 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, July 18, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  Occupied America recounts how, in the midst of British military occupation, men and women from a variety of backgrounds navigated harsh conditions, mitigated threats to their families and livelihoods, took advantage of new opportunities and balanced precariously between revolutionary and royal attempts to secure their allegiance. In so doing, it argues that these people and their experiences shaped the course of the Revolution, gradually…

August 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, August 15, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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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.  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 entire regiment left to reinforce Fort Ticonderoga, Mount Independence, and their dwindling garrisons. Join Philip D. Weaver as he discusses his new book The 3rd…

September 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, September 19, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
$10
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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 officers and soldiers maintained more agency in the development of leadership techniques than has been highlighted by previous historians of the period. LTC Seanegan Sculley…

Seventeenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution

Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 8:00amSunday, September 26, 2021 @ 12:30pm
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Fort Ticonderoga presents the Seventeenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution September 24-26, 2021, in the Mars Education Center. This annual premier seminar focused on the military, political, social, and material culture history of the American Revolution features scholars from across North America and Europe. Register by August 15th and save $25! NEW THIS YEAR! Those who are unable to travel to Ticonderoga for the seminar can sign up to see selected presentations of the conference online through…

October 2021

Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place

Friday, October 15, 2021Sunday, October 17, 2021
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October 15-17, 2021 Fort Ticonderoga celebrates 200 years of preservation on the Ticonderoga peninsula with “Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place,” a special 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 as a military outpost spanned only a few decades, most of its existence has been, first, as a venerated ruin into the early twentieth century, then as…

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, October 24, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
$10
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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 two shared rich encounters with famous heads of the European royal courts, including the ill-fated King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette, and the staid British…

November 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, November 14, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
ZOOM
$10
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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, including King William's War and By Wind and Iron: Naval Campaigns in the Champlain Valley, 1665-1815. Your participation in this online program supports Fort Ticonderoga’s…

January 2022

Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

January 22, 2022 @ 10:00am12:30pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 23, 2022

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The Eleventh Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” conference takes place online on January 22 & 23, 2022. We invite you to join us online for this conference on material culture spanning 1609-1815. The program will be offered on ZOOM and advance online registration will be required. The program will be set in mid-summer, 2021. Call for Papers Fort Ticonderoga is accepting paper proposals for this online conference. Proposals are due May 15, 2021. See this PDF for details.

May 2022

Twenty-Sixth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

May 20, 2022 @ 8:00amMay 22, 2022 @ 2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 20, 2022

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Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals for papers broadly addressing the period of the Seven Years’ War for its Twenty-Sixth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War to be held May 20-22, 2022. Submissions are due July 15, 2021. See the Call for Papers below for more details. 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…