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Lively Winter Quarters Living History Event at Fort Ticonderoga Brings to life Early Days of American Revolution

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting one-day living history event on Saturday, February 17, 2024, and step into the early days of the American Revolution as soldiers at Ticonderoga sent vital supplies and soldiers to the American Army, clinging on tenuously to the siege of Quebec. Highlighted programming throughout the day brings to life Fort […]

Lively Winter Quarters Living History Event at Fort Ticonderoga on January 13th Features Life in British North America on the Eve of the Revolutionary War

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a lively one-day living history event 1774 His Majesty’s Garrison of Ticonderoga on Saturday, January 13, 2024 to discover the peacetime garrison life for the British soldiers and their families that lived at Fort Ticonderoga. Highlighted programming will recreate wintertime life for Fort Ticonderoga’s guard of British soldiers and their families, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Awarded Grant from American Battlefield Protection Program, National Park Service

Fort Ticonderoga, a museum, major cultural destination, and National Historic Landmark, has been awarded a $147,151 Preservation Planning Grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP), National Park Service for the survey of the American encampment on Liberty Hill. As American forces retreated from their disastrous invasion of Canada and arrived at Ticonderoga in July […]

Fort Ticonderoga Brings to Life one of America’s Best-known Stories of the Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga will present an exciting one-day living history event on December 16, 2023 which will bring to life Henry Knox’s epic feat as he prepared to move massive cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston to force the British evacuation of 1776. Stand inside Fort Ticonderoga on the very spot where Henry Knox began his Noble […]

A Fragile Portrait, a Story of Strength

Frances Montresor-Buchanan-Allen-Penniman represents the tumultuous experience of a woman during the Revolutionary Era. She was the illegitimate daughter of a British officer, born in the Mohawk Valley of New York, whose mother died in childbirth. This painting was completed when Frances (Fanny) was 11 years old around the time her family moved from New York […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives $237,630 Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Award from the Museums for America grant program supports a national 250th Anniversary exhibition program to tell the stories of America’s War for Independence Fort Ticonderoga a museum, National Historic Landmark, and major cultural destination, has received a competitive grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the amount of $237,630 to […]

Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Season of Exciting Programs

Winter Quarters programs offers unique visitor experiences including lively living history events, engaging seminars, and specialized group visits Fort Ticonderoga is launching a new schedule of programs during its Winter Quarters season. From November through April, visitors will be immersed in exciting living history events, engaging seminars, specialty programs, behind-the-scenes VIP Tours, and hands-on workshops. Guests […]

Fort Ticonderoga Features Lively Living History Event November 11th

In honor of Veteran’s Day, this event is free for all active and retired military personnel Join Fort Ticonderoga for a one-day living history event on Saturday, November 11th and experience life for captured British soldiers and their families with their harrowing stories as prisoners of war. Following American victories at forts along the Richelieu […]

Fort Ticonderoga Celebrates Family History Month with New Genealogy Initiative

Supported by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Fort Ticonderoga celebrates Family History Month this October with a new genealogy initiative Ticonderoga Soldiers Project. The project was launched because of a dramatic increase in genealogical interest and inquiries related to soldiers who served at Ticonderoga during the 18th century. The Ticonderoga […]