Category: Students History

Experience the Fourth of July Like Never Before at Fort Ticonderoga

Enjoy music, American Revolutionary history, reenactments, and much more on the very ground where the fight for liberty occurred This July, Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with a packed month of special events and programming, including an exciting holiday weekend filled with historically-accurate demonstrations, a mid-month, two-day reenactment of the 1777 siege of Fort […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 6, 2018!

Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful Adirondack landscape on October 6, 2018! Discover the historical importance of horses and other working animals during exciting demonstrations, meet friendly farm animals, […]

FORT TICONDEROGA OBSERVES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH DISPLAY OF RARE REVOLUTIONARY WAR OBJECTS, HISTORY-THEMED BOAT TOURS, AND CEREMONY HONORING AMERICA’S SOLDIERS

Achieving Independence: Ticonderoga and Philadelphia pop-up exhibit explores relationship between two iconic locations; objects include rare surviving British uniform, original copy of Baron von Steuben’s drill manual, and howitzer that is one of the earliest known examples of “US” being used on American-made artillery Fort Ticonderoga today announced a special museum exhibit and programming for […]

3-Ways to Run Better Events

Tell Your Story The best living history events for visitors and participants are those that tell one of the unique stories within a site’s history. After decades of living history events, generic Revolutionary War reenactments are too common and do not draw the interest they once did. No event should try to bite off the […]