Virtual Material Matters: It’s in the Details

January 25, 2025

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 to participate in the conference. Advanced registration is required — registration and session information will be available in late summer of 2024.

Participants will receive a Zoom link three days before the conference by email and a reminder link will be sent the morning of the conference. This interactive virtual conference allows participants to ask questions of each presenter using the “Q&A” button.

Confirmed Session:

From a Plan Drawn on the Spot: William Faden and the Battle of BrandywineAndrew Outten, Historical Programs Manager at The American Revolution Institute of The Society of the Cincinnati.

Call for Papers — Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals relating broadly to material culture made, used, or altered in a military context. From soldiers’ encounters with domestic furnishings on campaign to the weapons designed and built for battle, military history and material culture are profoundly connected. Submissions are due July 1, 2024. See the Call for Papers below for more information.

Event Details

Date & Time:

January 25, 2025 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Venue Details




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