Category: Collections

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant Funding for Portrait Conservation from the International Paper Foundation

Fort Ticonderoga has received funding from the International Paper Foundation to support the preservation and installment of an important portrait of WWI veteran and museum co-founder Stephen HP Pell. This project supports the conservation of this painting as it prepares for its role in telling the many stories connected to the National Historic Landmark Pavilion, […]

Origin and Evolution of America’s Militia is the Focus of a New Major Exhibition at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga unveils a major new exhibition “A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State” drawn from the museum’s unparalleled collection of artifacts from across the United States and beyond. This new exhibit explores the critical institution of the militia in early American history, from colonization through nationhood, and the unique system that developed in […]

Fort Ticonderoga’s May Virtual Offerings Complement Exciting On-Site Experiences

Fort Ticonderoga opens its gates to visitors on May 1st to begin the 2021 daily campaign season, extending from May through October. Daily programs bring to life epic chapters of history and signature stories through new interactive programs and world-class museum exhibits, boat tours aboard the Carillon, living history events, special programs, lush gardens, Mount […]

Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2021 Season Offering 2000 acres of Historic Landscape, Gardens, Battlefield Hiking Trail, and Many New Programs

Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. The historic site, museum, and family destination that encourages visitors to build their perfect adventure in America’s most historic landscape, opens for the daily visitation season beginning on May 1st. Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Defiance will be open for visitation […]

Fort Ticonderoga Digital Campaign Continues this April

Offering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities Fort Ticonderoga continues its Digital Campaign – an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. The unique virtual opportunity brings the layers of history and natural beauty into homes across the […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces New Digital Exhibition “A Patriotic Service: Sarah Pell’s Enduring Legacy”

Fort Ticonderoga recently launched a new online digital exhibition entitled “A Patriotic Service: Sarah Pell’s Enduring Legacy.”  The digital exhibition is an exciting and important addition to the museum’s  Center for Digital History. The exhibit focuses on museum co-founder Sarah Gibbs Thompson Pell. Using recently cataloged museum artifacts, integrated with our Online Collections Database, visitors […]

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 […]

Preparing for the Coming Campaign Living History Event

Special exhibit featuring tools from Fort Ticonderoga’s archeological collection Experience Fort Ticonderoga in the beauty of winter during the next Winter Quarters living history event Preparing for the Coming Campaign on Saturday, January 18, 2020.  The event will bring to life the story of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year 1777 as they prepare […]

Pressing Forward While Reflecting on an Impactful 2019

There is incredible momentum underway at Fort Ticonderoga as we press forward with our strategic goals to increase access and awareness, expand educational impact, and strengthen our historical resources and collections. Fort Ticonderoga is uniquely positioned to be the leading national institution that fosters an ongoing dialogue about citizens, soldiers and service rooted in our […]

It’s a Match!

Today we are celebrating #GivingTuesday, the philanthropic alternative to Black Friday. We hope you will join us to raise $5000 in matching funds to preserve tens of thousands of archaeological artifacts recovered from Fort Ticonderoga’s historic landscape. These objects document the conflicts that shaped North America here at Ticonderoga and tell countless stories about the lives […]