Category: Life Long Learning

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 […]

Declare your Independence this Year at Fort Ticonderoga, July 4-5!

Highlighted special tours, exciting demonstrations, & outdoor activities Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during an exciting holiday weekend, July 4-5, 2020. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred, with museum staff and costumed interpreters recreating and exploring the events of the […]

Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2020 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 season beginning on […]

Solutions and Signs for Common Tomato Diseases

By Horticulturalist-in-Residence, Dr. Ann Hazlerigg This summer, the farm-to-table garden within the King’s Garden will feature Brandywine and Purple Cherokee tomatoes. Although it has been a cool spring and many of our warmer season vegetables are still waiting in the greenhouse, let’s review some common problems in tomatoes that we encounter in the King’s Garden. […]

A North Country Student Recently Placed First at New York State History Day

A long-term Fort Ticonderoga North Country History Day participant   A North Country student, sophomore Cole Siebels from Gouverneur High School in Gouverneur, NY, recently placed first at New York State History Day, earning the opportunity to represent New York State at the National History Day competition in June. Siebels competed in the Senior Individual […]

Low Scots

Fort Ticonderoga is famous for its dramatic role in Scottish military history, particularly the heroic attack of the 42nd Highland Regiment against the Marquis de Montcalm’s French lines on July 8, 1758. While the Scottish connection has received a great deal of attention, another national connection can be uncovered through Fort Ticonderoga’s history and collections. […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces Digital Campaign: A Virtual Opening

Offering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities Fort Ticonderoga announces a 2020 Digital Campaign – an exciting virtual campus opening. This Digital Campaign features interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and a preview of the many experiences which will be featured on-site once Fort Ticonderoga’s gates open in […]

Fort Ticonderoga Awards Student from Gouverneur High School the 2020 Beaty Family Scholarship

Fort Ticonderoga recently awarded Ally Carvel, a freshman at Gouverneur High School, in Gouverneur, New York, the 2020 Beaty Family Scholarship at Fort Ticonderoga. Carvel received the award as part of North Country History Day held at Ticonderoga on March 7, 2020. The award, sponsored by John T. Beaty and family, covers the tuition for […]

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 […]