Hear the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums, which hoisted the spirits of an American Army in 1776! Through musical concerts, living history vignettes and weapon demonstrations discover the story of the Northern Continental Army, which rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga beginning in July 1776. See rebellion transform into a war for independence as the […]
In this two-day workshop, examine details from surviving quilted petticoats, as well as period images and descriptions of these surprisingly common women’s garments. Begin your own worsted wool quilted petticoat, with your own period quilting pattern to secure the warm woolen batting that made these so popular for women in the 18th century.
The Continental Army at Ticonderoga gave hope to this new nation with their victory over the British Army on October 28, 1776, beginning their long watch over the winter to come. In this one-day living history event, witness soldiers’ preparations to hold the line of liberty, maintaining their discipline through the hardships of winter and […]
This living history event explores British and American loyalist soldiers launching one last campaign to Ticonderoga in the fall of 1781. Highlighted programming throughout the day features the encampment of soldiers, sailors, and their eventual departure back north. Discover the network of scouts and spies through which the British government, the independent state of Vermont, […]
Join Fort Ticonderoga for its annual Bon Voyage Cruise on Lake Champlain! Savor the fall scenic beauty and enjoy the captivating narration of historic highlights aboard the 60 ft Carillon tour boat. Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage aboard the Carillon on its final cruise as it charts its course south for the winter. Discover the […]
Scouts will participate in interactive and immersive programs, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze with a new 2024 design! Special guided tours and demonstrations will immerse scouts and adults in Fort Ticonderoga’s layer of epic history. The visit will include historic trades’ shops, […]
Fort Ticonderoga, surrounded by magnificent autumn backdrops of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains will present the Annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on September 30, 2023. The full day of autumn fun will be set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain. […]
Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 247 years later during the upcoming real-life action adventure at Fort Ticonderoga.
Help Fort Ticonderoga with the historic garden’s stewardship and take home your living legacy from the walled King’s Garden! Among a variety of options, purchase your own beautiful and historic pre-potted King’s Garden flowers or dig your own selection with the guidance of our experienced garden staff. Favorite divisions and whole plans will be available […]
In this one-day living history event, Fort Ticonderoga will portray 1774 with peacetime garrison life in British North America on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Examine the daily life of British soldiers and their families tending to activities like cooking, shoemaking, and carpentry. Discover family life for the British garrison in 1774 and the […]