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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 2019

Ninth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details Seminar

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 9:00am4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 20, 2019

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Group of men looking at historical artifact

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Material Matters: It’s in the Details Seminar on October 19 & 20, 2019, in the Mars Education Center. We invite you to join us for this weekend focused on the material culture of the 18th and early 19th centuries. The informal setting promotes interaction between presenters and attendees throughout the weekend. Presenters are experts in their fields. Box lunches Saturday and Sunday are included in the registration fee. Call for Papers 2019 Material Matters

Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 1:00pm4:00pm
Carillon Boat Dock

Join Fort Ticonderoga for its annual Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain!  Savor the fall scenic beauty and enjoy the captivating narration of historic highlights aboard the 60 ft Carillon tour boat during this 3-hour cruise. Thrill as you ascend through Lock 12 into the Champlain Canal.  Passengers receive two complimentary drinks of beer, wine, cider, or soft drinks and assorted savory snacks.  A cash bar stocked with wine, beer, and the Carillon’s signature cocktails is available onboard.  The Bon Voyage Cruise…

Maze by Moonlight

Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 7:00pm10:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

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Kids in corn maze pointing flashlights at their faces

Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga's Maze by Moonlight Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. Navigate through the six-acres of towering corn stalks at night! Visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga's story as they make their way through the maze in a blanket of darkness. Will Fort Ticonderoga's unexplained and ghostly past find you in the maze? Bring your flashlight and find out! The maze, with a NEW 2019 design is divided into two…

Living History Event: Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness

Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 9:30am

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Reenacters standing in formation

Discover the crucial moments of the Revolutionary War that’s not mentioned in textbooks! Join Fort Ticonderoga as we recreate the tense days when the work of 13,000 American soldiers held the line against the entire British Army and fleet on Lake Champlain. Through weapon demonstrations, guided tours, living history vignettes, and ongoing programming, explore the events of October 1776 which were vital to securing the ultimate fate of American independence.

November 2019

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

Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 10:00am4:00pm
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Soldier on horse in front of other soldiers

In a salute to the service of all American Veterans, Fort Ticonderoga looks back to the Continental Army of 1776 at Ticonderoga in this one-day living history event. Discover the hardships and sacrifices of Revolutionary War soldiers as they held the line for liberty and helped save the Revolution. 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…

December 2019

Living History Event: The Noble Train Begins

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Man with horse

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…

May 2020

Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

May 15, 2020 @ 8:00am2:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 17, 2020

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 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…

Annual Conference for Educators

May 15, 2020 @ 8:45am3:30pm
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Aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga

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…