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Underwater Archaeology on Display in Summer Boat Tours Boat Tours Highlight Dozens of Archaeological Sites

A tour aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s Carillon cruise boat not only provides visitors with breathtaking lake views of commanding mountains and the majestic fort, it also crosses some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America. This attraction at Fort Ticonderoga, a major cultural destination, museum, and National Historic Landmark located in New York’s 6-million-acre […]

Declare your Independence This Year at Fort Ticonderoga!

See original documents in an exclusive display from the moments after independence was declared, and how citizens of the newly formed nation responded to these formative events. Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during an extended holiday weekend, July 4-7, 2019. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on […]

Celebrate the Scot in You!

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 15 Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history during our Twelfth Annual Scots Day Celebration on Saturday, June 15. Guests can personally tour the Scottish Clan tents to discover and explore centuries of stories based on Scottish soldiers in the British Army through a military timeline. […]

History Comes Off the Page in New Author Series at Fort Ticonderoga

Programming will feature authors of new titles related to Revolutionary War history and war stories from the surrounding region. Fort Ticonderoga announces its 2019 Author Series featuring authors of recent books related to the history of Fort Ticonderoga and the surrounding region. The series will begin on Sunday, June 9 with additional programs scheduled for […]

Fort Ticonderoga to Commemorate the Sacrifices of American Soldiers during Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

Fort Ticonderoga will remember the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers paid the ultimate price for freedom. Discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga to defend liberty during living history programs and demonstrations throughout […]

Preservation is Always

Earlier this week as fire consumed much of the roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris the world watched with sinking hearts. The staff of Fort Ticonderoga watched with an added sense of pain and anxiety because it represented some of our worst professional fears and an event we plan and prepare for on a […]

Disaster Preparedness and Response

When cultural resources and objects are destroyed, we mourn the loss of something irreplaceable. As stewards of cultural objects, Fort Ticonderoga plays a role in preserving our cultural identity. It is up to museum staff to adhere to preventative measures, respond quickly and efficiently, and provide support through disaster recovery efforts. The safety of people […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant Funding for New 2019 Exhibit “Ticonderoga, A Legacy”

Fort Ticonderoga has received funding from the International Paper Foundation to support an initiative that tells the story of Ticonderoga’s lasting cultural impact in the new exhibit “Ticonderoga, A Legacy” which explores the tradition of Ticonderoga through popular and military culture over two centuries, including the U.S. Navy vessels that have borne its name. “Ticonderoga; […]

Fort Ticonderoga Director of Museum Collections Receives 2019 Award of Merit from Museum Association of New York

Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Museum Collections, was recently awarded the Museum Association of New York (MANY) Rising Star Award for Collections/Exhibitions. The award was presented at the MANY Annual Meeting in Cooperstown, NY. Peters joined Fort Ticonderoga’s museum leadership staff four years ago to document, preserve, and make accessible the museum’s holdings, considered […]