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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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]