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Headed North!

This week, work on the Pavilion restoration shifts to the north. At either end of the Pavilion, north and south, are two small structures facing Lake Champlain, almost like two smaller houses. These were actually once free-standing structures, only joined when the hyphens, or verandas, were added by about 1837. Confusingly for us, Architectural Historians […]

Fort Ticonderoga Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers at Recent Volunteer Reception

Fort Ticonderoga recently held its annual Volunteer Reception to thank volunteers and recognize volunteer leadership and dedication. Janet Denney of Moriah, N.Y. is the recipient of the “Volunteer of the Year Award.” This award acknowledges Janet for her support of numerous programs throughout the year, including North Country History Day, the Garden Symposium, the War […]

Weighty History

The oxen Mick and Mack aren’t the only team doing heavy lifting on Ticonderoga’s campus. A few yards away from Public History staff building a batteau, crews are deep into the restoration of the 1826 National Historic Landmark Pavilion. A large component of the adaptive re-use of the west wing of the Pavilion is a […]

Rare Native American Artifacts from the Robert Nittolo Private Collection on Exhibit at Fort Ticonderoga

Rare Native American artifacts are on display at Fort Ticonderoga in the exhibition “The Art of Resistance: Selections from the Robert N. Nittolo Collection” for a limited time only through October 2019. These items have never been put on view before, and are from the Robert Nittolo collection, considered the most significant private collection of […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces 2019 Awards Presented at Summer Fundraising Events

Jeff Killeen Receives the Sarah Gibbs Thompson Pell Award and the International Ticonderoga Mill and the International Paper Foundation Receive the Henry Knox Award  Fort Ticonderoga recently presented two awards at summer fundraising events. Jeff Killeen was awarded the 2019 Sarah Gibbs Thompson Pell Award presented at Fort Ticonderoga’s Annual King’s Garden Party on July […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Homeschool Day on Friday, September 6, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Visitors will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze. Other special opportunities will also […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Dramatic Brown’s Raid Battle Reenactment September 14-15, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga will present an exciting two-day battle reenactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid. Now 242 years later, guests will witness this real-life action adventure unfold, as patriot Colonel John Brown leads a surprise attack against British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, from 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Highlighted programming throughout […]

Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze is back with a New Design! Offering activities for all ages, plus experience the maze by moonlight

Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure begins August 10 along with activities for the entire family to enjoy. The six-acre maze is located near the King’s Garden and is back for the 2019 season with an all new design, making it the perfect annual activity. The maze, featuring the design of a naval […]

Experience Fort Ticonderoga at Sunset for an Exclusive After-hour Encounter

Fort Ticonderoga will offer guests an exclusive opportunity to experience the epic history and incredible natural beauty at Fort Ticonderoga during specialty evening programming beginning July 24. Enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s touring boat Carillon to discover why Lake Champlain is one of America’s most historic waterways. Get the scoop on all […]