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See French Regulars and Canadians assemble at Fort Carillon, later named Ticonderoga, preparing to march across frozen Lake Geroge to surprise the British in 1757. Watch as French soldiers build scaling ladders and artillerymen prepare the guns, stores, and ammunition, as the army prepares for a surprise winter attack!
The 27th Annual Ticonderoga Ball will be held virtually on Friday, March 5 at 7 pm. The evening will feature highlights from our museum and educational initiatives, exclusive behind-the-scenes digital experiences, and an auction. The Ticonderoga Ball is our most important annual fundraiser 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.
Oxen, Sleds, and Drivers Cameron Green, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. How did the army transport the supplies to keep an army in the north alive and fighting in the dead of winter? Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation, Cameron Green, to explore how oxen kept a lifeline open to the Continental Army in Canada in 1775 and 1776. Your participation in this online program supports Fort Ticonderoga's…
In this two-day workshop, learn the latest research on Brunswick & Hessian enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover the unique details and differences between different states' and regiments' uniforms. This workshop is BYOL -- bring your own lace-- due to the specificity of these trimmings. Most regimental campaign details can be accommodated with prior notice. The workshop includes lunch, a cut-out kit for your coat, and sewing materials.
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…
Cadence and Clothing: Music Interpretation at Fort Ticonderoga Michael Edson, Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Get an inside look at the fifes and drums of Fort Ticonderoga and explore how they are leading the way in preserving our nation's musical heritage. From period-specific song selection to authentically handcrafted instruments and eye-catching, hand-sewn uniforms, join Fort Ticonderoga Drum Major, Michael Edson to understand the vital role that regimental music plays…
American reinforcements streamed north in March of 1776 to support their stumbling army in Canada. Discover how veterans from a year on campaign and new recruits assembled hastily at Ticonderoga to face an American military crisis. Explore the logistics of an army in winter, as supplies arrive by horse and oxen. Watch as soldiers prepare cannons to be hauled north to Canada.
In this two-day workshop, build a pair of summer breeches or overalls for a number of portrayals. 1777 British Canada Army portrayals can build tent canvas overalls or breeches. Brunswick 1777 portrayals can build striped ticking overalls. Ticking breeches are useful for British and Provincial portrayals from the 1750s through the 1770s. The workshop includes lunch, a cut-out kit for your breeches or overalls, and sewing materials.
The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium virtually online on two consecutive Saturday mornings, April 10 & 17, 2021. This online program features practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. The presentations are offered online using Zoom. We invite you to join us this April, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just getting started, for helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in northern…
"his horse & one month's provisions..." Mounted Militia in the Champlain Valley and Beyond Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Dig deeper into militia on horseback in the Champlain Valley during the Revolutionary War. Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History, Stuart Lilie, to explore this regional case within a broader American tradition shaped by the scale and landscape of North America. Your participation…