Events feature Maze by Moonlight and a two-day Living History Event
Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga this month. The annual Maze by Moonlight will take place on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26. The living history event “Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness” will take place Oct. 26 and Oct. 27.
Navigating through a new 2019 corn maze design in a blanket of darkness, visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga’s story. The maze is divided into two phases, giving guests the chance to gain confidence in the smaller maze before tackling the main maze. The average journey takes about twenty minutes for the first phase, and up to an hour for the second phase. Will Fort Ticonderoga’s unexplained and ghostly past find you in the maze? Bring your flashlight and find out.
During the “Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness” event, explore the crucial moments of the Revolutionary War that are not mentioned in textbooks. Fort Ticonderoga will recreate the tense days when the work of 13,000 American soldiers held the line against the entire British Army and fleet on Lake Champlain. Through weapon demonstrations, guided tours, living history vignettes, and a full lineup of programs, explore the events of Oct. 1776 which were vital to securing the ultimate fate of American independence.
Fort Ticonderoga will begin its Winter Quarters season in November, launching a new schedule of programs. Exciting living history events, engaging seminars, specialty programs, behind-the-scenes tours, and more will immerse visitors in the epic history of Fort Ticonderoga. For more information on Fort Ticonderoga and upcoming events, visit fortticonderoga.org.
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About Fort Ticonderoga:
Welcoming visitors since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga preserves North America’s largest 18th-century artillery collection, 2,000 acres of historic landscape on Lake Champlain, and Carillon Battlefield, and the largest series of untouched Revolutionary War era earthworks surviving in America. As a multi-day destination and the premier place to learn more about our nation’s earliest years and America’s military heritage, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 75,000 visitors each year with an economic impact of more than $12 million annually and offers programs, historic interpretation, boat cruises, tours, demonstrations, and exhibits throughout the year, and is open for daily visitation May through October. Fort Ticonderoga is supported in part through generous donations and with some general operating support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.