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Fort Ticonderoga Presents 2-Day Homeschool Event September 10-11, 2020

aerial view of Fort Ticonderoga. Photo Credit Carl Heilman II
Carl Heilman II © Fort Ticonderoga

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 early (9:30 a.m. being the earliest). There is a special Homeschool rate that will be applied at the Admissions Booth upon arrival. There is no pre-registering for this event. For more information and to view the full schedule, visit here or call 518-585-2821.

During this Two-Day Homeschool Event, families will discover the historic year of 1774 through historic trades and soldiers’ life activities, participate in guided tours and thrilling demonstrations, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze.

New this year, join an expert guide on the 1.7-mile Carillon Battlefield hiking trail and explore the vistas and earthen remains of the French & Indian War and Revolutionary War battles. Today, this battlefield is part of the most intact Revolutionary earthworks that exist in America.

Discover the beauty of the King’s Garden and create your own special memories through coloring kids kits or roll up your sleeves to help tend the vegetables and flowers.  Find your way through towering stalks of corn by answering history clues in the new 2020 Heroic Corn Maze! graphic of heroic corn maze 2020 design

Bring your own picnic lunch or take advantage of the delicious take-out food options at America’s Fort Café!

Numerous measures are in place to ensure staff and visitor safety and reflect guidance from appropriate government agencies and health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including required physical distancing, signage to manage visitor flow and expectations, and required face coverings when physical distancing is not possible.

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.