Category: General

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 […]

Experience America’s First Victory of the Revolution! Join Fort Ticonderoga for “No Quarter” a two-day living history event May 8-9

Fort Ticonderoga presents an exciting two-day living history event “No Quarter” May 8-9, 2021, recreating the American capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775. In this weekend-long event, visitors will experience “America’s First Victory” from the perspectives of both the British Garrison and the Green Mountain Boys and come face-to-face with the historical characters […]

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’s Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium Goes Virtual

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium virtually on two consecutive Saturday mornings, April 10 & 17, 2021. This online program features practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. We invite you to join, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just […]

Photographing and Rehousing

Working with the wide variety of objects that make up a museum’s collection requires constant creativity. Cataloging silver from the Pavilion Collection may sound straightforward at first, but the shiny surfaces, intricate shapes, and small details are challenging to photograph. Patterns, engravings, and hallmarks can easily be obscured by strong lighting or reflections of the […]

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Humanities New York CARES Grant with Support Through the National Endowment for the Humanities

Funding will be used to collaborate with post-secondary educators and students, advancing online programming and access to resources Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded a Humanities New York CARES Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act in the amount of $10,000. Project funding will enable museum staff to […]

Fort Ticonderoga Welcomes Fall with Hertiage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 3, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 3, 2020.  The full day of autumn fun will be set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain. […]

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 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 […]