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Fort Ticonderoga Announces Outdoor Family Fun

2,000 acres spanning America’s most historic landscape with endless outdoor activities The historic site, museum, and family destination debuts a new chapter in Ticonderoga’s epic history each year, creating opportunities for annual memories that will last a lifetime! This year, join daily soldiers’ life programs, thrilling weapons demonstrations, and endless outdoor activities that highlight the […]

Fort Ticonderoga Digital Campaign: A Virtual Opening Continues into the Summer

Offering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign – an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lecture series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. This virtual experience is in addition to onsite visitation. Fort Ticonderoga is open to the […]

Let There Be Light

  The Pavilion restoration crossed a significant milestone over the last few weeks: the reinstallation of the hyphen windows. Up until this point, most of the restoration took place behind the façade: repairing foundations, raising floor and ceiling beams back into place, repairing walls, upgrading utilities, and refinishing rooms. The Pavilion, overlooking Lake Champlain, will […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents A Lively Living History Event

Featuring A Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence Fort Ticonderoga invites you to experience the sights and sounds of the American Army at Ticonderoga during the Sound of 1776 Living History Event on Saturday, August 1. From thrilling demonstrations to immersive living history vignettes and musical performances, discover how the beats of drums and […]

Gathering Around the Table

From the clambake in 1908 that led to the first restoration of the Pavilion and founding of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum to weddings in the King’s Garden, many memories of the Pavilion revolve around food. We plan to continue this tradition into the future by incorporating a large catering kitchen into the adaptive reuse and […]

Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze Adventure is Back!

Featuring a new design for 2020, making it the perfect annual family activity Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure begins Saturday, August 8th. Share time with family and friends while exploring this unique six-acre corn maze located on the shores of Lake Champlain at Fort Ticonderoga. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle […]

Fort Ticonderoga Digital Campaign: A Virtual Opening Continues into the Summer

Offering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign – an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. This virtual experience is in addition to onsite visitation that was just announced. Fort Ticonderoga […]

Growing Forward

Restoring the Pavilion goes beyond the building itself. Utilities installed in 1909 need to be updated, the drainage and grade around the foundations need to be addressed, and the collection of fine, decorative, and folk art from the Pell family need to be processed. Given the necessity for physical distancing and restricting access to the […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Highly Competitive National Endowment for Humanities Cares Act Grant

Funding will support plans to significantly expand digital engagement and outreach  Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) CARES Act in the amount of $285,358. The funds will support a project entitled From Fort to Screen: Ticonderoga’s Virtual Public Programming. “The […]

Declare your Independence this Year at Fort Ticonderoga, July 4-5!

Highlighted special tours, exciting demonstrations, & outdoor activities Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during an exciting holiday weekend, July 4-5, 2020. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred, with museum staff and costumed interpreters recreating and exploring the events of the […]