This event brings to life the story of 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 incredible story of the last year of American-held Ticonderoga, set in the stark beauty of winter. Experience the flash of musketry, roar of cannons, and understand the intricate drill that allowed for their safe use then and now.
Bring your family along to experience this exciting living history event during Fort Ticonderoga’s new schedule of programs during the Winter Quarters season. From now through April, visitors will be immersed in a more intimate experience at Fort Ticonderoga. From living history events, insightful seminars, specialty programs, and hands-on workshops, guests will have the opportunity to explore Fort Ticonderoga during what was traditionally the “Winter Quarters” season for armies of the 18th century.