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March 2021

Virtual Author Series

March 21, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In 1774, Henry Knox married a 17-year-old woman from a Tory family named Lucy Flucker. When the American Revolution broke out the following year, Knox joined the Continental Army and rose to command Washington’s artillery. Separated throughout much of the conflict, Lucy and Henry wrote constantly to one another. In The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox, Phillip Hamilton examines not…

April 2021

Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

April 10, 2021
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Fort Ticonderoga gardens

This daylong symposium focuses on practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. Whether you are an experienced gardener, or just getting started, this symposium provides helpful insight from garden experts who live and garden in northern climates. Sessions: Tree Care Concepts: Ordinary to Extraordinary—Bill de Vos will present a number of the more interesting and unique projects he has worked on across the country over the years. His unique philosophy regarding trees, their care, and the many…

Virtual Author Series

April 18, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
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In March 1783, an anonymous letter circulating through the Continental Army's camp near Newburgh, New York called for the officers to meet and act boldly to obtain their long-overdue pay and desperately-needed pensions from Congress. Did the officers act on their own? Or did scheming politicians put them up to it? A Crisis of Peace provides a fresh look at an old mystery. David Head is an associate lecturer of history at the University of Central Florida and a former…

May 2021

Battle Reenactment: No Quarter Two-Day Event

May 8, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 9, 2021

Fort Ticonderoga
reenactors on a boat

Benedict Arnold is returning to Fort Ticonderoga through the dramatic two-day reenactment of “America’s First Victory. The “No Quarter” event vividly recreates the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775, putting visitors in the middle of the country’s first military victory. The phrase “No Quarter” was the battle cry used by the Americans and is equivalent to “No Mercy” or “Take no Prisoners.” Throughout the weekend, explore the real-life events from the perspectives of both the British Garrison and…

Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

May 21, 2021 @ 8:00amMay 23, 2021 @ 2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 21, 2021

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
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Fort Ticonderoga celebrates a quarter-century of its premier conference the Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 21-23, 2021, in the Mars Education Center. Since its beginning in 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects relating to the Seven Years’ War in North America and beyond, drawing speakers and participants from across North America and Europe. An enthusiastic audience of over 150 people represents all levels of interest, from general lovers…

June 2021

Virtual Author Series

June 6, 2021 @ 2:00pm3:00pm
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aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga. Photo Credit Carl Heilman II

The Fort Ticonderoga Virtual Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. In May 1776, more than two hundred Indian warriors descended the St. Lawrence River to attack Continental forces at the Cedars, west of Montreal, in the war’s first substantial Indian battles.  Over three days’ fighting, the Native Americans and their British and Canadian allies forced an American fort to surrender and ambushed a fatally delayed relief column.  In his new book, historian Mark R. Anderson…

Fete du Fort! Gourmands and Garrisons at Ticonderoga

June 12, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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re-enactors and officer's meal in the officer's barracks

Bring the whole family to celebrate the French cuisine and culture of the Champlain Valley during this one-day celebration! From pate to poutine, enjoy the best bistro bites from across our region. Discover the deep French and  Canadian cultural roots along the shores of Lake Champlain.

July 2021

Battle Reenactment: Defiance & Independence Two-Day Event!

July 24, 2021 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 25, 2021

One event on July 25, 2021 at 9:30am

Fort Ticonderoga
battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for this two-day battle reenactment and witness the epic 1777 siege of American held Ticonderoga.  As General Burgoyne tightened the hold on Ticonderoga, see how American soldiers and artillerymen held the line in the name of Liberty. Watch the story unravel around you as the roar of muskets and cannons erupt followed by a silent retreat that salvaged the remains of the American Army.

Living History Event: The Sound of 1776 Two-Day Event!

July 31, 2021 @ 9:30amAugust 1, 2021 @ 5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 31, 2021

Fort Ticonderoga
Fife & Drum corps

Experience the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums which hoisted the spirits of an American Army in 1776! Through musical concerts, living history vignettes and weapon demonstrations, discover the story of the Northern Continental Army, which rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga beginning in July 1776. See rebellion transform into a war for independence as the Declaration of Independence officially reached troops digging in to defend Ticonderoga.

September 2021

Seventeenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution

September 24, 2021 @ 9:30amSeptember 26, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
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Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Seventeenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution September 24-26, 2021, 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 to…