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February 2024
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Fort Fever Series featuring Dr. Matthew Keagle

February 28, 2024

The Fort Fever Series is a virtual series presented by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Dr. Matthew Keagle, Fort Ticonderoga Curator, to preview the 2024 special exhibition highlighting “The Power of Place.” The American Revolution and the War of Independence played out across a vast geography. The Revolution made an impact in all corners of the […]

March 2024
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North Country History Day

March 2, 2024

Fort Ticonderoga coordinates North Country History Day, serving students in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, and Warren counties in New York State. The 2024 North Country History Day Regional Contest will take place Saturday, March 2 in the Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga. Registration will open in early January 2024 with a registration […]

March 2024
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Battle Reenactment: 1759 Battle on Snowshoes

March 9, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Experience the third Battle on Snowshoes as Major Robert Rogers’ and his Rangers go on “A Grand Scout” before the 1759 campaign season! During this epic reenactment, visit the French garrison of Fort Carillon (later named Ticonderoga) in the middle of the winter and tour pickets of British rangers, veterans of raids, ambushes, & scouts […]

March 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Jack Kelly

March 10, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. In his new book God Save Benedict Arnold: The True Story of America’s Most Hated Man, author Jack Kelly brings the smell of gunpowder to every page in this riveting account of Benedict Arnold’s military career. Kelly’s account of […]

March 2024
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Winter Workshop Series: Brunswick & Hessian Regimental Coats

March 16, 2024 - March 17, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

In this two-day workshop, learn the latest research on Brunswick and 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 and campaign details can be […]

March 2024
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The 30th Annual Ticonderoga Ball

March 22, 2024 38 E 37th St New York NY 10016

This stunning black tie affair supports Fort Ticonderoga’s mission to preserve, educate, and provoke an active discussion about the past and its importance to present and future generations. Enjoy dinner, a live auction, and dancing to the Lester Lanin Orchestra at the elegant Union League Club in New York City. For more information call 518-585-2821 […]

March 2024
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Fort Fever Series featuring Tabitha Hubbard

March 27, 2024 Zoom

The Fort Fever Series is a virtual series presented by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Collections Manager, Tabitha Hubbard, as she highlights the incredible strides Collections staff have made in documenting, preserving, and making accessible Ticonderoga’s world-class collections. In the last few years, the Collections Department has made momentous progress in cataloging, inventorying, and […]

April 2024
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Twelfth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium 

April 6, 2024 Hybrid

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twelfth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 6, 2024. This program features practical strategies for expanding and improving your garden and landscape. We invite you to join us, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just getting started, for helpful insights from garden […]

April 2024
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Living History Event: 1774 His Majesty’s Garrison of Ticonderoga

April 7, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

In this one-day living history event, Fort Ticonderoga will portray 1774 with peacetime garrison life in British North America on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Examine the daily life of British soldiers and their families tending to activities like cooking, shoemaking, and carpentry. Discover family life for the British garrison in 1774 and the […]

April 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Jim Piecuch

April 14, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. In South Carolina Provincials: Loyalists in British Service during the American Revolution, historian Jim Piecuch provides the first comprehensive history of those South Carolinians who took up arms to assist the British during their attempt to quell the rebellion in […]

April 2024
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Fort Fever Series featuring Cameron Green

April 24, 2024

The Fort Fever Series is a virtual series presented by Fort Ticonderoga staff. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Interpretation, Cameron Green, as we look forward to the 2024 Campaign Season at Fort Ticonderoga! This year, we will be launching REAL TIME REVOLUTION™ as our public history program highlights the year 1774 to begin commemorating the […]

May 2024
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Living History Event: “For the Good of the King’s Service”

May 4, 2024 - May 5, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

In this exciting two-day living history event, experience peacetime garrison life in British North America on the eve of the Revolutionary War as Fort Ticonderoga begins REAL TIME REVOLUTION™! 250 years to the day, discover daily life for British soldiers and their families in 1774, with peacetime activities like gardening, shoemaking, tailoring, and boatbuilding. This […]

May 2024
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Annual History Conference for Educators 

May 17, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

This annual daylong conference 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. With the approach of the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, each session of this conference explores one of five themes: Power of Place Revolutionary Possibilities […]

May 2024
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Twenty-Eighth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024 Hybrid

Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Eighth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War over three days, Friday-Sunday, May 17-19, 2024. Since its beginning in 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects related to the Seven Years’ War in North America and beyond, drawing speakers and participants from across North […]

May 2024
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Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration

May 25, 2024 - May 26, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Join Fort Ticonderoga to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution. Fort Ticonderoga will pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution. Discover the story of the American Army in […]

June 2024
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Annual Spring King’s Garden Plant Sale

June 8, 2024 Kings Garden

As part of National Garden Week June 2-8, and back by popular demand, mark your calendars for the return of the King’s Garden Plant Sale on June 8 from 10am-4pm! Help Fort Ticonderoga with the historic garden’s stewardship and take home your living legacy from the walled King’s Garden. Visitors have the option to purchase […]

June 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Theodore Corbett

June 9, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. Another revolution existed in the late 18th-century world, not the familiar movement for independence of the United States or even the French Revolution, but rather the effort for freedom from slavery, opposed by most in the thirteen British colonies […]

June 2024
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Living History Event: Scots Day

June 15, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

This family-favorite cultural event explores Scottish clan tents to learn more about their rich ancestry and culture. Merchants selling kilts, crafts, and other gifts will join Scottish organizations from across the East Coast to greet visitors with information on all aspects of their rich heritage. Inside Fort Ticonderoga, discover the heroic stories of Scottish soldiers […]

July 2024
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Independence Day Weekend 1777

July 4, 2024 - July 7, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

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 the recreated 1920s tour boat […]

July 2024
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Battle Reenactment: 1759 Siege of Carillon

July 20, 2024 - July 21, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

In this exciting two-day battle reenactment, discover the last days of Fort Carillon (later named Ticonderoga), as 400 French soldiers faced an 11,000-man British Army! With different battle scenarios and living history vignettes each day, explore the science of siege craft, and the power of artillery–on land and water–as General Jeffrey Amherst sought to take […]

July 2024
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Living History Event: The Sound of 1776 Two-Day Event!

July 27, 2024 - July 28, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Hear the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums, which hoisted the spirits of an American Army in 1776! Through musical concerts, living history vignettes and weapon demonstrations discover the story of the Northern Continental Army, which rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga beginning in July 1776. See rebellion transform into a war for independence as the […]

July 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Steven Park

July 28, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. Between the Boston Massacre in 1770 and the Boston Tea Party in 1773—a period historians refer to as “the lull”—a group of prominent Rhode Islanders rowed out to His Majesty’s schooner Gaspee,which had run aground six miles south of Providence […]

August 2024
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The Annual King’s Garden Party

August 3, 2024 Kings Garden

Join us in the King’s Garden for the party of the summer featuring cocktails, live music, delicious bites, spirited best-of competition, Silent & Exclusive Experiences auctions…and elegance among the blooms. For tickets or more information please visit our event site, call 518-585-2821 or email info@fort-ticonderoga.org

August 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Abby Chandler

August 11, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. Seized with the Temper of the Times tells the story of the Stamp Act crisis and the Regulator Rebellion, two under examined political rebellions from the decade prior to the American Revolution. The questions about the intersecting roles of […]

September 2024
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Homeschool Day

September 6, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and participate in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! Discover Ticonderoga’s epic history through historic trades and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the historic site. Explore the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your special memories with coloring kits […]

September 2024
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Annual Fall King’s Garden Plant Sale

September 7, 2024 Kings Garden

Help Fort Ticonderoga with the historic garden’s stewardship and take home your living legacy from the walled King’s Garden! Among a variety of options, purchase your own beautiful and historic pre-potted King’s Garden flowers or dig your own selection with the guidance of our experienced garden staff. Favorite divisions and whole plans will be available […]

September 2024
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Battle Reenactment: 1777 Brown’s Raid

September 14, 2024 - September 15, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 247 years later during the upcoming real-life action adventure at Fort Ticonderoga.

September 2024
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Twentieth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution 

September 20, 2024 - September 22, 2024 Hybrid

This annual premier conference focused on the military, political, social, and material culture of the American Revolution regularly features scholars from across North America and beyond. Attendees can participate in person or join the conference from home via the Fort Ticonderoga Center for Digital History.  Seminar Schedule Friday, September 20, 2024 8:00am-4:00pm “In the Footsteps […]

October 2024
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Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival

October 5, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on September 30, 2023.  The full day of autumn fun will be set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain. […]

October 2024
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Girl Scout Day

October 19, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

Scouts will participate in interactive and immersive programs, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze with a new 2024 design! Special guided tours and demonstrations will immerse scouts and adults in Fort Ticonderoga’s layer of epic history. The visit will include historic trades’ shops, […]

October 2024
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Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain

October 19, 2024 Carillon Boat Dock located at Fort Ticonderoga

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.  Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage aboard the Carillon on its final cruise as it charts its course south for the winter. Discover the […]

October 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring Michael E. Shay

October 20, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. In The Whites of Their Eyes: The Life of Revolutionary War Hero Israel Putnam from Rogers’ Rangers to Bunker Hill, author Michael Shay recounts the life and times of Isreal Putnam, a larger-than-life general, a gregarious tavern keeper and […]

November 2024
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Virtual Author Series featuring John William Nelson

November 3, 2024 Virtual

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history. In Muddy Ground: Native Peoples, Chicago’s Portage, and the Transformation of a Continent, author John William Nelson charts the many peoples that traversed and sought power along Chicago’s portage paths from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries, including Indigenous […]

November 2024
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Living History Event: “The Enemy Are Refortifying Ticonderoga”

November 9, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

This living history event explores British and American loyalist soldiers launching one last campaign to Ticonderoga in the fall of 1781. Highlighted programming throughout the day features the encampment of soldiers, sailors, and their eventual departure back north. Discover the network of scouts and spies through which the British government, the independent state of Vermont, […]

November 2024
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Winter Workshop Series: Quilted Petticoats

November 16, 2024 - November 17, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

In this two-day workshop, examine details from surviving quilted petticoats, as well as period images and descriptions of these surprisingly common women’s garments. Begin your own worsted wool quilted petticoat, with your own period quilting pattern to secure the warm woolen batting that made these so popular for women in the 18th century.  

December 2024
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Living History Event: “To Render This Place as Tenable as Possible”

December 7, 2024 Fort Ticonderoga

The Continental Army at Ticonderoga gave hope to this new nation with their victory over the British Army on October 28, 1776, beginning their long watch over the winter to come. In this one-day living history event, witness soldiers’ preparations to hold the line of liberty, maintaining their discipline through the hardships of winter and […]

January 2025
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Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

January 25, 2025 Zoom

The Fourteenth Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” conference takes place virtually on January 25, 2025. We invite you to join us online for this conference on material culture spanning 1609-1815. This conference is only available online through Fort Ticonderoga’s Center for Digital History, streaming through Zoom. A laptop, tablet, or smartphone is required […]