Category: Living History & Material Culture

Fort Ticonderoga Presents a Veteran’s Day Weekend Living History Event on November 14th

Fort Ticonderoga will honor veterans during a one-day living history event on Saturday, November 14th. Visitors will experience the American Army at Ticonderoga as its soldiers looked to an uncertain future after successfully halting the British on October 28, 1776. Through dramatic living history vignettes, visitors will see army officers thank the soldiers for their […]

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 Receives Prestigious Education Grant Supporting a two-week Summer Institute for Teachers in July 2021

(Ticonderoga, N.Y.) The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant of $88,227 to Fort Ticonderoga to host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for Teachers in July 2021. The institute is titled “For the Common Defense: Subjects, Citizens, and America’s Military Origins, 1609-1815.” Fort Ticonderoga was one of eighteen institutions nationwide to receive this […]

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 Digital Campaign: A Virtual Opening Continues into the Fall

Offering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities (Ticonderoga, N.Y.) 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. Fort Ticonderoga is open […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents 2-Day Homeschool Event September 10-11, 2020

Featuring access to the 2,000-acre property and a special itinerary Fort Ticonderoga will host a Two-Day Homeschool Event for homeschool students and their parents on Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The capacity is limited to 450 visitors per day and it is suggested that you arrive […]

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 […]

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 […]