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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Relive Henry Knox’s epic feat as he prepared to move massive cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston to force the British evacuation in 1776. Watch as soldiers work as carpenters to maintain Ticonderoga. Witness the raw power of oxen and horses as these thousand-pound animals pull sleds of cannon tubes. Examine the science of gunnery, preserved in Fort Ticonderoga’s massive cannon collection. Listen to the stirring tunes of martial music during a Fife and Drum Corps performance. Tour through Fort Ticonderoga…
Join Director of Collections Miranda Peters as she highlights the incredible work underway by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga’s Museum Collections. Topics will include recent discoveries in storage, transformative rehousing projects, and the many ways that everyone can access Ticonderoga’s collections. Original objects will be on display just for this presentation—some for the first time ever! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant# MA-30-18-0166-18).
Immerse yourself in the struggle for liberty in the winter of 1777. Learn about the carpentry skills that were required to build and defend this Revolutionary-era fort and see first-hand how soldiers utilize tools to build a cannon carriage. A full day of programs include engaging guided tours, weapons demonstrations, a tasting of colonial chocolate and a program on the importance that this food item played in the lives of American soldiers and camp followers at Ticonderoga.
Fort Ticonderoga celebrates a quarter century of its premier conference the Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 15-17, 2020, 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 of history to…
This annual day-long conference focuses on the theme “The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775” and immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics. The conference takes place on the Friday preceding Fort Ticonderoga’s Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War, a weekend-long seminar focused on the French & Indian War (1754-1763). Educators attending both the Conference and the War College receive a…