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April 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, April 18, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
$10
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In March 1783, an anonymous letter circulating through the Continental Army's camp near Newburgh, New York called for the officers to meet and act boldly to obtain their long-overdue pay and desperately-needed pensions from Congress. Did the officers act on their own? Or did scheming politicians put them up to it? A Crisis of Peace provides a fresh look at an old mystery. David Head is an associate lecturer of history at the University of Central Florida and a former…

Virtual Fort Fever Series

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 7:00pm8:00pm
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Keep Calm and Carillon: New Initiatives for the Carillon Battlefield Margaret Staudter, Fort Ticonderoga Registrar and Site Archaeologist John Crock, Director of the University of Vermont’s Consulting Archaeology Program  The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Registrar & Site Archaeologist Margaret Staudter, and John Crock, Associate Professor and Director of the University of Vermont's Consulting Archaeology Program, to learn about the recent historical analysis and survey of the Carillon Battlefield as part…

May 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, May 2, 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.  The Patriots faced a desperate situation in the summer of 1776 as the British prepared a fleet and an invading army whose success could have spelled the end of the Revolution. A two-pronged effort restored the defensive capability of the army at the fort and floated a squadron of gunboats that stunned the British invaders, putting off the reckoning for another year. Jack Kelly…

Virtual History Conference for Educators

Thursday, May 20, 2021 @ 3:30pm6:30pm
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This annual conference for educators takes place online this year and examines the role of the militia in Early America (from colonization through the Early Republic era). Content experts, museum staff, and classroom educators discuss the militia and model strategies for using documents with students. Conference Schedule (subject to change)  3:30pm  -- Welcome—Fort Ticonderoga staff 3:35-4:15pm -- A Virtual Walk-Through of the special exhibition “A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State”—with Dr. Matthew Keagle, Curator at Fort Ticonderoga 4:15-5:00pm…

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

Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 8:00amSunday, May 23, 2021 @ 2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 21, 2021

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Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War virtually online over three days, Friday-Sunday, May 21-23, 2021. 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 America and Europe. War College Schedule (subject to change)  Friday, May 21, 2021  6:30pm  Welcome -- Fort Ticonderoga staff. 6:35-7:05pm -- Britain in…

June 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, June 6, 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 May 1776, more than two hundred Indian warriors descended the St. Lawrence River to attack Continental forces at the Cedars, west of Montreal, in the war’s first substantial Indian battles.  Over three days’ fighting, the Native Americans and their British and Canadian allies forced an American fort to surrender and ambushed a fatally delayed relief column.  In his new book, historian Mark R. Anderson…

July 2021

Virtual Author Series

Sunday, July 18, 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.  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
ZOOM
$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…