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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!

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Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

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January 2020

Fort Fever Series

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:30pm
Fort Ticonderoga
photographing fort ticonderoga collections

Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga's Collections Join Director of Collections Miranda Peters as she highlights the incredible work underway by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga’s Museum Collections. Topics will include recent discoveries in storage, transformative rehousing projects, and the many ways that everyone can access Ticonderoga’s collections. Original objects will be on display just for this presentation—some for the first time ever! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and…

Winter Workshop Series: 1777 British Canada Army Coats

January 25, 2020 @ 9:00amJanuary 26, 2020 @ 5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
1777 coat

In this two-day workshop, learn the latest research on British enlisted regimental coat construction and their modification by the British Army in Canada in February 1777. Discover period shortcuts for these military garments, produced en masse for regimental contracts. Saratoga National Battlefield Historian & author, Eric Schnitzer will present his research on Captain Fraser’s Company of Rangers in 1777.  In addition to coat cloth and lining, lace and buttons are available for Burgoyne campaign regiments including the 9th, 20th, 21st,…

February 2020

Fort Fever Series

February 9, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:30pm
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Polk Washington Portrait

"First in War, First in Peace, First in Tourism: George Washington's 1783 Visit to Ticonderoga and the End of the American Revolution" In July of 1783, George Washington became Ticonderoga's first and most famous tourist. Washington's visit was driven by curiosity rather than war, but his tour of Ticonderoga masks the activities occurring along the Champlain Valley that summer related to the acknowledgment of American Independence and the final declaration of peace. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator Matthew Keagle to explore…

Winter Workshop Series: Canada Army & Foraging Caps

February 22, 2020 @ 9:00amFebruary 23, 2020 @ 5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
foraging cap

On the first day of this two-day workshop, learn how to build these classically-inspired caps first worn the by British Army in Canada in 1777. Saratoga National Battlefield Historian & Author, Eric Schnitzer, will present his research on these caps which became an icon of General Burgoyne’s campaign against Ticonderoga and Saratoga. During the second day, participants will build their own warm, wool foraging cap, commonly worn by British soldiers on-fatigue or off -duty. The workshop includes lunch each day,…

March 2020

Fort Fever Series

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:30pm
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
women's items in Fort Ticonderoga collection for March fort fever presentation

Discovering Women in Fort Ticonderoga's Collections This Women's History Month, join Registrar & Site Archeologist Margaret Staudter for a survey of objects owned and used by both famous and unknown women in Fort Ticondeorgos's collections. Many of these objects have recently been cataloged and photographed with funding made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant# MA-30-18-0166-18).

Winter Workshop Series: 1770’s English Women’s Clothing Accessories

March 14, 2020 @ 9:00am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
women apron

In this one-day workshop, join Fort Ticonderoga Head of Costume Nathalie Smallidge and build your own English women’s clothing accessories from the 1770s. Participants will learn about the use and construction of women’s caps, mitts, and pockets, before constructing their own. The workshop includes lunch, cut-out kits for a cap, mitts, pockets, and sewing materials. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Gibb Zea at jzea@fort-ticonderoga.org or 518-585-6190.

April 2020

Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

April 4, 2020
Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga gardens

This daylong symposium focuses on practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. Whether you are an experienced gardener, or just getting started, this symposium provides helpful insight from garden experts who live and garden in northern climates. More Information

Fort Fever Series

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00pm3:30pm
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
von german soldier

Fitted With Great Exactness: The Life and Importance of Clothing to the British Soldier in the Are of the American Revolution Putting a British soldier into his red coat and other clothes was not as simple as the issuance of clothing. Great efforts from many hands were required to ensure that the clothing was made, individually fit, maintained, and then remade all for the purpose of ensuring a proper "soldier like" appearance. Join Joseph Zea Fort Ticonderoga Artificer Tailor to…

May 2020

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

May 15, 2020 @ 8:00am2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 17, 2020

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Annual War College of Seven Years' War

Fort Ticonderoga celebrates a quarter century of its premier conference the Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2020, in the Mars Education Center. Since its beginning in 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects relating to the Seven Years’ War in North America and beyond, drawing speakers and participants from across North America and Europe. An enthusiastic audience of over 150 people represents all levels of interest, from general lovers of history to…

Annual Conference for Educators

May 15, 2020 @ 8:45am3:30pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga

This annual day-long conference focuses on the theme “The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775” and immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics. The conference takes place on the Friday preceding Fort Ticonderoga’s Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War, a weekend-long seminar focused on the French & Indian War (1754-1763). Educators attending both the Conference and the War College receive a…