H. Nicholas Muller III Research Fellowship Fund
Fort Ticonderoga has established the H. Nicholas Muller III Research Fellowship Fund. This program will honor Trustee Emeritus Nick’s memory and continue the work he so passionately pursued throughout his life. This Fellowship will allow scholars from across the country to engage with Fort Ticonderoga’s rich collections as they pursue their own research and ensure Nick’s commitment to rigor and historical inquiry will be carried on for generations.
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The Robert Nittolo Acquisition
Help Fort Ticonderoga with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become the leading center for the study of our nation’s colonial history. Fort Ticonderoga is in the process of acquiring the Robert Nittolo collection which includes more than 3,000 artifacts that encompass the entire material culture associated with the military forces in eastern North America from the mid-17th century through the end of the American War for Independence. This collection encompasses the full range of military material and personal items used by soldiers, including weapons, accoutrements, uniforms, personal items, artillery, and related instruments, insignia and medals, manuscripts, military manuals, paintings and prints, ceramics, presentation silver, medals, and Native American ethnographic materials. With your support, we can acquire this unique collection which will dramatically change Fort Ticonderoga’s ability to interpret its history and the lives of the people who served at Ticonderoga in the 18th century. For information call 518-585-2821 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 or email email@example.com.
Your support will help bring Fort Ticonderoga into the classroom. Fort Ticonderoga educators regularly visit classrooms to teach students about the daily life of a Continental soldier through a hands-on, multi-disciplined program that integrates history, geography, math, science, and language skills. They receive lessons in leadership, citizenry, and gain first-hand knowledge of what it was like to live during an important part of American history. For more information call 518-585-2821 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.