Honoring military service is an enduring legacy at Fort Ticonderoga, extending beyond the conflicts that directly involve our corner of Lake Champlain. Visitors to the museum at various points in the 20th century may have noticed a small flag, called a fanion, from World War I, and objects from the various USS Ticonderogas that have […]

Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Season of Exciting Programs

Winter Quarters November 2019 – April 2020 offers unique visitor experiences Featuring 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 now through April, visitors will be immersed in exciting living history events, engaging seminars, specialty programs, behind-the-scenes VIP Tours, […]

Moving House

Restoring a building the size of the Pavilion is a complex project whether the work is being done today or in the early 1900s. When museum co-founders Stephen and Sarah Pell began the first restoration, they intended it to be completed in time for the Champlain Tercentenary Celebration in July of 1909. The building was […]

Fort Ticondergoa Salutes All Who Have Served with Veterans Day Weekend Living History Event

Rare objects to be on display including documents signed by President George Washington Fort Ticonderoga, a premiere historic and travel destination, will honor U.S. military veterans during a one-day event on Nov. 9 in advance of Veterans Day. Visitors will experience the American Army’s trials at Ticonderoga and can reflect on the sacrifices which led […]

Winter is Coming…

Getting ready for winter is a time-honored tradition in the Adirondacks. Campsites are closed, summer homes sealed up, and Fort Ticonderoga enters Winter Quarters. As with Fort Ticonderoga, work on the Pavilion restoration is undergoing its own seasonal transformation so that our work can continue year-round. Converting the Pavilion from a seasonal residence to supporting […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Prestigious Planning Grant from National Endowment for Humanities

Funding will support plans to significantly expand Research Center capacity Fort Ticonderoga has been named a recipient of a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant program in the amount of $40,000. The funds will be utilized to develop a Master Preservation and Storage Needs Plan for the collections […]

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

Funds to create a Preservation and Planning Assessment of the Carillon Battlefield Fort Ticonderoga, a major cultural destination, museum, and National Historic Landmark located in New York’s 6-million-acre Adirondack Park has been awarded a $69,876 grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program, National Park Service. The grant will be utilized to create a Preservation and […]

Fit for a Feast

An intimate setting for family and friends, the dining room in the Pavilion took shape during the building’s tenure as a hotel. When Stephen and Sarah Pell chose to restore the Pavilion as their summer residence in 1909, they chose to retain the dining room even while they reversed many of the other changes made […]

Fall Fun of Historic Proportions this Month at Fort Ticonderoga

Events feature Maze by Moonlight and a two-day Living History Event Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga this month. The annual Maze by Moonlight will take place on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26. The living history event “Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness” will take place Oct. 26 and Oct. 27. […]