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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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Virtual Author Series

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Len Travers talks about his new book Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War. Although largely forgotten, the story of Hodges' Scout can tell us much about this particular war as ordinary young men--those without whom wars cannot be […]

Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

ZOOM NY

The Eleventh Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” conference takes place online on January 22, 2022. This conference is on material culture spanning 1609-1815. This conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom Webinars. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is required to participate in the conference. Advanced […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: Brace Yourself with Holsters

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. While holsters are commonly imagined as a personal accoutrement, their origin and reality in the long 18th century was part of saddlery. Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History Stuart Lilie to explore the common details of 18th-century holsters and their rapid […]

Hybrid Winter Workshop Series: All Gaiters, Great and Small

Hybrid NY

In this 2-day workshop, build one of the many types of gaiters that appeared on soldiers in Ticonderoga's military history. Options include French linen gaiters, British spatter-dashers, British half-gaiters, & more. Discover the details and definitions of the many types of gaiters and build your own pair with expert guidance on assembly and fitting.

Virtual Author Series

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Eric Schnitzer talks about his book Don Troiani's Campaign to Saratoga--1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative.  The battles of Saratoga are cited as the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Beginning when the armies prepared […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: Highlights from the Mars Education Center Archaeological Excavations

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Archeology Margaret Staudter for an exploration of artifact highlights excavated prior to the building of the Mars Education Center in 2008. These fascinating objects represent the material lives of the French, British, and American individuals who lived at […]

1759 Battle on Snowshoes Reenactment

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Robert Rogers and his Rangers return to Fort Ticonderoga Saturday, February 26, 2022 through the dramatic 1759 Battle on Snowshoes reenactment from 10am-4pm! The Battle on Snowshoes event vividly recreates the final winter battle between a scout of Mohawk warriors, British Regulars, and Rogers’ Rangers, versus the French garrison of soldiers, Canadians and Native American […]

Virtual Ticonderoga Ball

Virtual NY

The Ticonderoga Ball takes place at 7pm ET on March 4th and is our most important annual fundraising event and provides vital funding to support our museum's operations, the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga's 2000-acre historic site, nationally recognized educational programming, and award-winning exhibits.  The evening will feature highlights from our museum and educational initiatives, exclusive behind-the-scenes […]

Hybrid Winter Workshop Series: American Regimental Coats

Hybrid NY

  Due to popular demand, this workshop is full & registration is closed!  In this 2-day 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 […]

Virtual Author Series

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Craig Chapman talks about his book Disaster on the Spanish Main. This military history provides a beginning-to-end account of the British expedition to conquer the West Indies in 1740-42. The campaign stands out because it represents the first overseas deployment of American troops. Thirty-four […]

Virtual Fort Fever Series: President Taft Comes to Ticonderoga

Virtual NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. President William Howard Taft came to Fort Ticonderoga on July 6, 1909, as part of the Champlain Tercentenary Celebrations. Thousands flocked to the Ticonderoga peninsula to see the President and commemorate the 300th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s arrival on the lake that […]

Living History Event: Proceed to Canada with all Possible Expedition

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

Discover how veteran & newly recruited American soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga survived the harsh winter in 1776. Watch as oxen trudge through mud and snow, dragging sleds of supplies and hauling timber to carpenters. Lend a hand to New York soldiers as they unload and repack provisions and ammunition onto sleds for the besiegers of […]

Winter Workshop Series: Camp Cooking

Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY

In this one-day workshop, practice essential camp cooking techniques to make for a great soldiers' dinner. Explore British and Continental Army rations and recipes from the great campaigns of Ticonderoga's history.

Virtual Author Series

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Holly Mayer talks about her new book Congress's Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union. Colonel Moses Hazen's 2nd Canadian Regiment was one of the first "national" regiments in the American Army. Created by the Continental Congress, it drew […]