Category: Life Long Learning

Fort Ticonderoga Announces Winners of North Country History Day

Fort Ticonderoga recently held the annual North Country History Day where thirty-four middle and high school students from the North Country presented 16 projects and won top prizes. These students and projects qualified to advance to compete at New York State History Day in Cooperstown in late April, competition date to be determined. “The National […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces Beaty Family Scholarship

Awardee will Attend the National History Academy in Washington DC Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce that the Beaty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a North Country History Day participant currently in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade during this year’s North Country History Day hosted at Fort Ticonderoga on March 7th. The award is […]

Fort Ticonderoga 2020 Fort Fever Series

First program presented January 12th Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga’s Collections Fort Ticonderoga’s popular wintertime Fort Fever Series returns in 2020 and features programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who will share their latest research and cutting-edge discoveries. The first program is presented on January 12, 2020 with Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible […]

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 […]

Fort Ticondergoa Salutes All Who Have Served with Veterans Day Weekend Living History Event

Rare objects to be on display including documents signed by President George Washington Fort Ticonderoga, a premiere historic and travel destination, will honor U.S. military veterans during a one-day event on Nov. 9 in advance of Veterans Day. Visitors will experience the American Army’s trials at Ticonderoga and can reflect on the sacrifices which led […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces New Family Programming for 2019 Season

Kid-Friendly Tours and “Voyage to New France: A Family Adventure!” Launches in July Fort Ticonderoga is debuting new opportunities for families visiting in July and August. The new Family Guided Tour will lead families through the fort grounds and provide a kid-friendly overview for all of the exciting things to do during a visit. The […]

Preparing for the Coming Campaign 

Living History Event on January 19, 2019 Experience Fort Ticonderoga in the beauty of winter during its Winter Quarters next living history event Preparing for the Coming Campaign on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  The event will bring to life the story of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year 1777 as they prepare for a […]

Fort Ticonderoga 2019 Fort Fever Series: First Program Presented January 13th

Fort Ticonderoga’s popular wintertime Fort Fever Series returns in 2019 and features programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who will share their latest research and cutting-edge discoveries. The first program is presented on January 13, 2019 with “Half-Spanish, Part-Hungarian, & All-American: Cavalry Treatises, Saddles & Objects in Fort Ticonderoga’s Collection.” Join Vice President of […]

The Christmas Riot of 1776: Overlooked Moment of American Disunity

Fort Ticonderoga Reenacts the Conflict during December 15 Living History Event “RIOT! Yankees vs. Buckskins” New Research Sheds Light on Surprising Divisions within the Revolutionary Army Join Fort Ticonderoga on December 15, 2018, for the signature living history event “RIOT! Yankees vs. Buckskins.” Throughout the day, visitors will participate in engaging presentations, weapons demonstrations, historic […]