Category: Museums

Origin and Evolution of America’s Militia is the Focus of a New Major Exhibition at Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga unveils a major new exhibition “A Well Regulated Militia: Citizen, Soldier, and State” drawn from the museum’s unparalleled collection of artifacts from across the United States and beyond. This new exhibit explores the critical institution of the militia in early American history, from colonization through nationhood, and the unique system that developed in […]

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 […]

Federal Grant Awarded to Fort Ticonderoga to Restore Historic Fort Walls — Public Meeting to be Held Virtually on March 16, 2021

Fort Ticonderoga, a premiere historic and travel destination, was recently awarded a Save America’s Treasures Grant, funded by the Historic Preservation Fund and administered by the National Park Service, Department of Interior, through a competitive process. The property was awarded $465,000 to be utilized in the restoration of the north demi-lune, a stone defensive structure […]

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 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 […]