Fort Ticonderoga & Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 6-October 29, 2023! Gates open at 10 am and close at 5 pm (last entry is 4:30 pm).
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Winter Workshop Series: Regimental CoatsFort 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 BuckskinsFort 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 CanadaFort 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 ElliotZOOM 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 PetticoatsFort 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 DetailsZOOM 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' […]
Winter Workshop Series: Lined Wool BreechesFort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
In this two-day, hands-on workshop, build your own linen-lined woolen breeches. Simultaneously warm and comfortable, lined woolen breeches were a staple in men's military dress. Choose from a variety of woolen cloth and military styles.
Virtual Author Series featuring Claire BellerjeauZOOM NY
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author Claire Bellerjeau for a talk about her book Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth. Bellerjeau will discuss her discovery of a new founding figure named Elizabeth, or Liss, enslaved by the Townsend family of New York, […]
Living History Event: 1774 His Majesty’s Garrison of TiconderogaFort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Experience Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier. Discover what it was like to be a British soldier, soldier's wife, or child living at Ticonderoga. Bring your family along to experience this exciting living history event during Fort Ticonderoga’s […]
Virtual Fort Fever Series: Hidden Hands: Uncovering the Black presence in Fort Ticonderoga’s CollectionsVirtual NY
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who share their latest research and cutting-edge discoveries. For Black History Month this talk will explore the role of men of African descent in the military experience of the 18th century through the objects they made and used. Race is rarely coded […]
Virtual Ticonderoga BallVirtual NY
The Ticonderoga Ball takes place at 7pm ET on March 3rd 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 […]
Living History Event: The Bridge to 1777Fort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
In March 1777, American soldiers at Ticonderoga raced against time to prepare for the next British attack on Lake Champlain. On land and ice, soldiers labored to build a strong bridge across Lake Champlain, connecting both halves of the camp and blocking the big boats of the Royal Navy. During this event, discover this difficult […]
Virtual Author Series featuring David O. StewartZOOM NY
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author David O. Stewart as he talks about his award-winning book George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father. Stewart explores the political education that made Washington a master politician—and America's most essential leader. From Virginia's House of Burgesses, where Washington learned the […]
Virtual Fort Fever Series: Documenting, Preserving, and Make Accessible Ticonderoga’s ArchivesVirtual NY
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Collections Manager Tabitha Hubbard as she highlights the incredible work being undertaken by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga’s world-class archival collection. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum’s manuscript collections. Along the way, […]
Winter Workshop Series: Wool WaistcoatsFort Ticonderoga 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
In this two-day, hands-on workshop, build your own woolen waistcoat. Wool waistcoats or jackets were comfortable, fashionable, and often layered for warmth. Novices and experienced tailors alike can learn a variety of tailoring techniques as you build and fit the pieces of your waistcoat. Choose from a variety of woolen cloth and military or civilian […]