Category: Life Long Learning

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 […]

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 […]