Fine Firearms for the Future
Help arm Fort Ticonderoga and bring to life the elegant detail of 18th-century firearms! Fort Ticonderoga innovatively portrays a different year of its epic story each year. Through the lens of different armies and garrisons who served here, Fort Ticonderoga connects precise details of original museum and archaeological collections to broader themes of geopolitical issues and military service through exciting living history programs. Reproduction muskets and carbines, modeled after original weapons in the Fort Ticonderoga vast museum collection, enable living history staff to highlight all aspects of period arms including their production, use, and maintenance of the weapons. These military programs offer visitors a unique and important understanding of defense, military strategy, new technologies, and tactics that informed this crucial period of Revolution and war. Help provide visitors with a tangible connection to the Collection of Fort Ticonderoga, expanding awareness of the breadth and scope of these collections. Your support will enhance weapons demonstrations with an excellent example of the process of exploring and interpreting evidence from the past. For more information call 518-585-2821 and email firstname.lastname@example.org.