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Fort Ticonderoga & Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 29, 2023! Gates open at 10 am and close at 5 pm (last entry is 4:30 pm).

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Carillon Boat Cruises

Carillon Boat Dock located at Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Enjoy sweeping vistas of Vermont’s Green Mountains and New York’s Adirondack Mountains during a 75-minute narrated boat tour aboard the Carillon. Let our friendly and experienced staff be your guide to Lake Champlain’s centuries of stirring maritime heritage with panoramic vistas around you and a sonar view of shipwrecks below. Embark on this unforgettable experience for […]

Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain

Carillon Boat Dock located at Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Join Fort Ticonderoga for its annual Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain!  Savor the fall scenic beauty and enjoy the captivating narration of historic highlights aboard the 60 ft Carillon tour boat.  Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage aboard the Carillon on its final cruise as it charts its course south for the winter. Discover the […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Willard Sterne Randall

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In The Founders’ Fortunes: How Money Shaped the Birth of America, historian Willard Sterne Randall investigates the private financial affairs of the Founders, illuminating like never before how and why the Revolution came about. The Founders’ Fortunes uncovers how […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Christian McBurney

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Christian McBurney speaks on his new book, Dark Voyage:  An American Privateer’s War Against the British Slave Trade in Africa (Westholme, 2022). The book is fascinating microhistory of an American privateer that sails to the coast of Africa and attacks […]

Living History Event: “A Day Longer in the Field”

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Meet American Provincial soldiers who were eager to go home at the end of the 1759 Campaign. With Ticonderoga and Crown Point captured, these American soldiers worked alongside British Regulars to prepare Fort Ticonderoga for winter and the following season's advance into the heart of New France. Witness how the soldiers in 1759 dealt with […]

Winter Workshop Series: Regimental Coats

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

In this two-day hands-on workshop, learn the latest research on Revolutionary War American enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover original construction details and efficiencies to sew these mass-produced garments. This workshop is BYOB--Bring Your Own Buttons--due to the specificity of these trimmings. Most regimental & campaign details can be accommodated with prior […]

**CANCELLED** Living History Event: RIOT! Yankees versus Buckskins

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

DUE TO POWER OUTAGES AND INCLEMENT WEATHER, TODAY'S  EVENT IS CANCELLED. Throughout the day, visitors will participate in engaging presentations, weapons demonstrations, historic trades, and living history vignettes. Watch the disunity between officers unfold during an intense riot that plagued the American army in 1776. Explore the Continental Army at Ticonderoga, from the daily life […]

Living History Event: 1776 Supplying our Army in Canada

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Step into the early days of the American Revolution as soldiers at Ticonderoga sent vital supplies to the American Army, clinging on tenuously to the siege of Quebec. Highlighted programming throughout the day brings to life Fort Ticonderoga as a critical supply depot for the Northern Continental Army in January 1776. Watch oxen hauling sleds […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Steven Elliot

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. George Washington and his Continental Army braving the frigid winter at Valley Forge form an iconic image in the popular history of the American Revolution. Such winter camps, Steven Elliott tells us in Surviving the Winters, were also a critical […]

Winter Workshop Series: Women’s Petticoats

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

In this two-day, hands-on workshop, build your own linen or worsted women's petticoat. Learn more about the construction of these essential garments, based on details from surviving examples.

Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

ZOOM NY

The Twelfth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details conference takes place online on January 21, 2023. We invite you to join us online for this conference on material culture spanning 1609-to 1815. This conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom Webinars. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: “From Lake to Last, Reproducing Shipwreck Shoes” 

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the detective work of recreating historic shoes with Artificer Shoemaker, Kevin Maher. Discover how the wreck of the British sloop Boscawen preserved shoes at the bottom of Lake Champlain and what these shoes tell us about British soldiers' […]