Fort Ticonderoga Presents the Ticonderoga Award for a Continental Vision to General David H. Petraeus, US Army (Ret.)

Fort Ticonderoga recently awarded General David Petraeus, US Army (Ret.), the 2024 Ticonderoga Award for a Continental Vision during the Annual Ticonderoga Ball held in New York City at The Union League Club. Petraeus received the award for his principles of leadership above self, strategic vision, and outstanding contributions to our nation, leaving an indelible […]

Eclipsed: Unveiling the Science of Astronomy on the Eve of the American Revolution during April 7th Living History Event

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a lively one-day REAL TIME REVOLUTION™ event 1774 His Majesty’s Garrison of Ticonderoga on Sunday, April 7th to discover the peacetime garrison life for the British soldiers and their families that lived at Fort Ticonderoga 250 years ago.  Learn how soldiers at Ticonderoga in the 18th century studied physics and astronomy […]

Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Season of Exciting Programs

Winter Quarters programs offers unique visitor experiences including 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 November through April, visitors will be immersed in exciting living history events, engaging seminars, specialty programs, behind-the-scenes VIP Tours, and hands-on workshops. Guests […]

Fort Ticonderoga Celebrates Family History Month with New Genealogy Initiative

Supported by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Fort Ticonderoga celebrates Family History Month this October with a new genealogy initiative Ticonderoga Soldiers Project. The project was launched because of a dramatic increase in genealogical interest and inquiries related to soldiers who served at Ticonderoga during the 18th century. The Ticonderoga […]

Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle has been selected as the American Trust for the British Library and the William L. Clements Library Transatlantic Fellow

Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce that Curator Dr. Matthew Keagle has recently been selected as the American Trust for the British Library (ATBL) – Clements Library 2023–2024 Transatlantic Fellow. This competitive fellowship program supports researchers that seek to bring transatlantic collections into dialogue to better understand and explore the past, and to inform public […]

Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded a Preserve New York Grant to fund Existing Conditions Study for the Historic Fort Walls

Fort Ticonderoga is one of this year’s Preserve New York (PNY) grantees. This grant of $18,800 will fund an existing conditions study for the historic fort walls. The Preservation League of NYS and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) are thrilled to help fund this important work. “Fort […]

Rare Object on Display at Fort Ticonderoga Commemorating the Bennington Battle Anniversary and a Heroic Veteran

A musket carried by New Hampshire militiaman Simeon Hix in the Battle of Bennington on the August 16, 1777 is currently on display at Fort Ticonderoga, on generous loan from Brigadier General Richard Valente (retired) of Warren, Rhode Island and Putnam, New York. The Fort Ticonderoga Museum is proud to display this physical connection Battle […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents NEW Exciting Family Programming in August!

The 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze opens July 29th and features a new design for 2023 From the shores of Lake Champlain to the heights of Mount Defiance, Fort Ticonderoga continues to offer new opportunities and family fun this summer! Ticonderoga’s epic history and signature stories are highlighted through innovative story telling on a grand scale, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Defiance & Independence Epic Two-Day Battle Reenactment July 22 & 23

Experience one of Fort Ticonderoga’s signature events Defiance & Independence a two-day battle re-enactment on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23. Featuring more than 300 historical reenactors, this is the largest battle reenactment of the year at Fort Ticonderoga. The battle will highlight the 1777 siege of Ticonderoga, when the British Army attempted to […]