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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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September 2019

Homeschool Day

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Children learning on Homeschool Day at Fort Ticonderoga

Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! While interacting with soldiers, students can ask about the life at the 18th-century fort. Step aboard the 1920s replica tour boat, Carillon, for a 90-minute narrated boat tour on Lake Champlain to gain an in-depth waterway experience. Participate in the “To Act as One United Body” program and practice the basic drills and marches of American soldiers at Ticonderoga during the Revolutionary…

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 2:30pm4:30pm
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Campaign to Saratoga-1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Native book cover

Author Eric Schnitzer talks about his book Campaign to Saratoga-1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Native as part of the Fort Ticonderoga Author Series, followed by a book signing in the Museum Store. The program starts at 2:30 pm. The book signing follows at 3:30 pm. Included in the cost of admission. Free admission is offered to Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders

Battle Reenactment: Brown’s Raid

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until September 15, 2019

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Soldiers marching during Brown's Raid reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise during the upcoming real-life action adventure at Fort Ticonderoga.

Sixteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution

Friday, September 20, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until September 22, 2019

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
American Revolution seminar

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Sixteenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution on September 20-22, 2019, in the Mars Education Center. This seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence. Over 120 participants—people with a deep interest in the American Revolution—join us each year for this weekend seminar. Leading authorities and new scholars on the period share their latest research in a series of presentations. The seminar provides participants with an opportunity…

October 2019

Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Woman and child looking at horses

Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful Adirondack landscape! Discover the importance of horses and other working animals throughout history during exciting demonstrations. Meet friendly farm animals, stroll through our farmers market featuring local food, beverages, and crafts, participate in family fun activities, tackle the 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze, and be sure to purchase some…

Girl Scout Day

Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Girl scouts

Fort Ticonderoga joins forces with the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York to host Girl Scout Day on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 9:30am-5:00 pm. Scouts will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze! Special guided tours and museum exhibitions will immerse the scouts in Fort Ticonderoga’s epic history. The visit will include the historic trades shops, where they will…

Ninth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details Seminar

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 9:00am4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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Group of men looking at historical artifact

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details Seminar on October 19 & 20, 2019, in the Mars Education Center. We invite you to join us for this weekend focused on the material culture of the 18th and early 19th centuries. The informal setting promotes interaction between presenters and attendees throughout the weekend. Presenters are experts in their fields. Box lunches Saturday and Sunday are included in the registration fee. Call for Papers 2019 Material Matters

Maze by Moonlight

Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 7:00pm10:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

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Kids in corn maze pointing flashlights at their faces

Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga's Maze by Moonlight Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. Navigate through the six-acres of towering corn stalks at night! Visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga's story as they make their way through the maze in a blanket of darkness. Will Fort Ticonderoga's unexplained and ghostly past find you in the maze? Bring your flashlight and find out! The maze, with a NEW 2019 design is divided into two…

Living History Event: Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness

Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 9:30am

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Reenacters standing in formation

Discover the crucial moments of the Revolutionary War that’s not mentioned in textbooks! Join Fort Ticonderoga as we recreate the tense days when the work of 13,000 American soldiers held the line against the entire British Army and fleet on Lake Champlain. Through weapon demonstrations, guided tours, living history vignettes, and ongoing programming, explore the events of October 1776 which were vital to securing the ultimate fate of American independence.

November 2019

Living History Event: Continue in the Service…and Save their Country

Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 10:00am4:00pm
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Soldier on horse in front of other soldiers

In a salute to the service of all American Veterans, Fort Ticonderoga looks back to the Continental Army of 1776 at Ticonderoga in this one-day living history event. Discover the hardships and sacrifices of Revolutionary War soldiers as they held the line for liberty and helped save the Revolution. Highlighted programs, historic trades, weapon demonstrations, and other activities will make this a memorable event for visitors of all ages. In honor of our nation’s military, veterans and active military members…