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Fort Ticonderoga’s 2020 Campaign Season and Daily Visitation have been postponed. NY Gov. Cuomo has announced “NY Forward,” a staged reopen plan in response to COVID-19. Although the situation may change, Fort Ticonderoga anticipates that our gates will once again open to visitors when the North Country enters Phase 4 of the “NY Forward” plan in early July. Our priority is the safety and health of our employees, community, and visitors. Stay tuned for developments.

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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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October 2020

Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place

Friday, October 16, 2020Sunday, October 18, 2020
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image of Fort Ticonderoga with text that says Historically Situated for History Conference in October 2020

October 16-18, 2020 Fort Ticonderoga celebrates 200 years of preservation on the Ticonderoga peninsula with “Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place,” a special conference focused on the historic preservation in North America, including historical perspective and contemporary issues. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Fort Ticonderoga: Ruin, Reconstruction, and the Making of a Historical Landscape—While Fort Ticonderoga’s role as a military outpost spanned only a few decades, most of its existence has been, first, as a venerated ruin into the early twentieth century, then as…

November 2020

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

Saturday, November 14, 2020 @ 10:00am4:00pm
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Soldier on horse in front of other soldiers

Fort Ticonderoga will honor Veterans during a one-day event on November 14th where visitors will experience the American Army’s trials at Ticonderoga and reflect on the sacrifices which led to victory and independence. 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 are welcomed FREE for this event.

December 2020

Living History Event: RIOT! Yankees vs Buckskins

Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 10:00am
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aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga

Discover how cultural divisions between soldiers from New England and Pennsylvania erupted in a riot between Americans at Ticonderoga at the end of 1776 during this lively living history event.

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…

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

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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
Annual War College of Seven Years' War

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…

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

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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

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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.