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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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January 2019

Winter Workshop Series: 1750s British Regimental Coats

Sunday, January 13, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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British regimental coat

Learn the latest research on British and Provincial enlisted regimental coats as you build your own. Discover period shortcuts for these military garments, produced en masse for regimental contracts. This workshop is BYOL&B—bring your own lace and buttons—due to the specificity of these trimmings. Most facings, linings, and regimental & campaign details can be accommodated with prior notice. The cost is $340 (Fort Ticonderoga Members $325). The workshop includes lunch, a cut-out kit for your coat, and sewing materials. Advanced…

May 2019

The Campaign of 1758 Begins

Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga

Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during 2019! Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. This is the only site in the world that tells a new story each year through dynamic historical interpretation and exhibitions, bringing to life its epic story as the Key to the Continent in the 18th century. This year, Fort Ticonderoga will tell the epic story of 1758, the year of the climactic Battle of Carillon!…

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Monday, May 27, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 27, 2019

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People marching and playing drums

Commemorate the services of the armed forces of the United States by visiting historic Fort Ticonderoga for our Memorial Day weekend celebration. Listen to inspiring stories about the American Army in 1777 for a unique opportunity to understand what these soldiers believed would come from their sacrifice and patriotism. Witness living history demonstrations to experience all aspects of military life during this time. Learn first-hand what it was like to be at the Fort while walking on the very grounds…

June 2019

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Sunday, June 9, 2019 @ 2:30pm4:30pm
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Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero book cover

Author Christian DiSpigna talks about his book Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero as part of the Fort Ticonderoga Author Series, followed by a book signing in the Museum Store. The program starts at 2:30pm. A book signing will follow at 3:30pm. Included in the cost of admission. Free admission is offered to Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders. The next Author Series will be on September 8,…

Scots Day

Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Scots Day 2017

Celebrate Scottish culture and military heritage at Fort Ticonderoga! Discover your own Scottish connection by visiting clan tents and vendors and enjoy the sounds of Scottish music performed throughout the day. Discover the stories of centuries of Scottish soldiers in the British Army through a military timeline.

July 2019

Celebrate Independence Day – All Weekend!

Sunday, July 7, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 7, 2019

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Soldiers marching at Independence Day weekend event

Celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when the Northern Department of the Continental Army fought to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control. Take the experience onto the water aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s 60 ft. touring boat to discover the importance of Lake Champlain in defining the fate of the American Revolution. Thrill at the power of artillery during cannon demonstrations…

Battle of Carillon Commemoration

Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Battle of Carillon commemoration 2018

March to the "Old French Lines," where French Soldiers entrenched themselves during the epic Battle of Carillon on July 8, 1758. Join Ticonderoga's Fifes and Drums to lay wreaths and remember the day-long battle that cost the British & French Armies over 2500 casualties. The Battle of Carillon would prove to be France’s greatest victory of the French & Indian War, one which sealed Ticonderoga’s legacy around the Atlantic world. The Carillon Battlefield at Fort Ticonderoga preserves the largest series…

Garden Party

Sunday, July 14, 2019 @ 5:00pm7:30pm
King’s Garden
Man and women wearing flower hats at King's Garden

Enjoy the King's Garden with afternoon tea, champagne, classic cocktails, conservation, music, and elegant fare. The Garden Party is a benefit to support the preservation and educational programs in the exquisite King's Garden at Fort Ticonderoga. Reservations are required by calling (518) 585-2821. Guests are encouraged to wear garden attire! Prizes will be given for: Best Use of Flowers Best Vintage Attire Most Creative Hat Best Coordinated Couple A silent auction will be featured.

Battle Re-enactment: Montcalm’s Cross

Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Soldiers marching during battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 Battle of Carillon! Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers that protected their lines of defense against all odds. Visitors will meet the British and Provincial soldiers who gave their utmost…

Battle Re-enactment: Montcalm’s Cross

Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Soldiers marching during battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 Battle of Carillon! Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers that protected their lines of defense against all odds. Visitors will meet the British and Provincial soldiers who gave their utmost…