Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 30, 2022! The gates open at 9:30 am and close at 5:00 pm (the last entry is at 4:30 pm).
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Share time with family and friends while exploring this unique six-acre corn maze located on the shores of Lake Champlain at Fort Ticonderoga. This year, the maze is designed in the silhouette of a cartridge pouch badge of the 26th Regiment of Foot, along with the British flag as a nod to the 2021 programming […]
A View from Abroad: The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. From 1778 to 1788, the Founding Father and later President John Adams lived in Europe as a diplomat. Joined by his wife, Abigail, in 1784, the […]
As General Washington reveled in his victory at Yorktown in October 1781, British and Loyalist forces assembled at Ticonderoga to attempt a push down the Champlain Valley. Watch as soldiers and sailors work away to resurrect old cannons thrown into the lake back in 1777. Witness tradesmen of the army diligently repairing the remnants of […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Michael Laramie talks about "The Champlain and Hudson Valleys in Queen Anne's War" based on his new book Queen Anne's War: The Second Contest for North America. Michael Laramie is the author of six books on American military history, […]
Join Fort Ticonderoga for this one-day living history event and 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 […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga VP of Collections & Digital Production Miranda Peters as she highlights the incredible work being undertaken by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga's world-class museum collections. Fort Ticonderoga is currently cataloging, inventorying, and rehousing the museum's collections. […]
From the comfort of your home, this virtual event brings to life American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year 1777 as they prepare for a British attack. In the winter of 1777, as snow piled up, soldiers worked busily to build barracks, repair cannons, clothe, arm, and equip soldiers for another campaign season. Discover the […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Len Travers talks about his new book Hodges' Scout: A Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War. Although largely forgotten, the story of Hodges' Scout can tell us much about this particular war as ordinary young men--those without whom wars cannot be […]
The Eleventh Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” conference takes place online on January 22, 2022. This conference is on material culture spanning 1609-1815. This conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom Webinars. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is required to participate in the conference. Advanced […]
The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever Series features presentations by Fort Ticonderoga staff. While holsters are commonly imagined as a personal accoutrement, their origin and reality in the long 18th century was part of saddlery. Join Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History Stuart Lilie to explore the common details of 18th-century holsters and their rapid […]