Connecting the Globe with Online Resources, Programs, and at Home Educational Activities
Fort Ticonderoga recently launched its Center for Digital History, an exciting new online platform allowing Fort Ticonderoga to bring award-winning educational programs and resources into homes and classrooms around the globe.
The Center for Digital History provides a platform for educational resources featuring: interactive live programs, museum artifacts through Ticonderoga’s Online Collections, and access to over 100 videos on Fort Ticonderoga’s YouTube channel, including the popular Collections Speed Dating series where Curator Matthew Keagle explores highlights from the museum’s collection.
“Fort Ticonderoga is committed to providing educators, students, and families educational resources and entertaining programs to engage, inspire and give context to the world around us,” said Beth L Hill, Fort Ticonderoga President and CEO. “Today, more than ever, we believe in the importance of the study of history to create a more engaged and knowledgeable citizenry to help guide us through our present and build the path to our future. We are eager for you to enjoy all of our information wherever your ‘fort’ may be and we look forward to welcoming you again to Fort Ticonderoga sometime in the not-too-distant future.”
See the many educational resources that have earned Fort Ticonderoga the reputation as the premier center for the study and dissemination of the military experience in the Early Modern Era (c.1609-1815) online today here.
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.