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Fort Ticonderoga Presents NEW Lively Living History Event: The Sound of 1776 Featuring a Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Fort Ticonderoga invites you to experience the sights and sounds of the American Army at Ticonderoga during the Sound of 1776 Living History Event on Saturday, July 27. From demonstrations to living history vignettes and music performances, discover how the beats of drums and the sounds of fifes translated orders to nearly 10,000 soldiers that […]

Fort Ticonderoga Unveils New Interactive Website Providing Online Ticketing and Greater Accessibility for Guests

Fort Ticonderoga recently unveiled a new responsive and multi-lingual website, featuring stunning visuals that capture Fort Ticonderoga’s scenic beauty and many programs extending across the historic site’s 2,000-acre landscape and onto the waters of Lake Champlain. The website project was supported, in part, by a grant from New York State’s Division of Tourism/I LOVE NY […]

Epic Battle Brought to Life at Fort Ticonderoga in Spectacular 2-day event, July 20-21

Experience one of Fort Ticonderoga’s signature events, “Montcalm’s Cross,” a two-day battle reenactment, Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21. Featuring hundreds of reenactors, cannons, drums, muskets and more, this is the largest battle reenactment of the year at Fort Ticonderoga. The battle will highlight the epic Battle of Carillon fought between the British and […]

Amtrak Adirondack Customers to Receive Savings Up to 45% Off Train Tickets and Free 2-Day Passes to Fort Ticonderoga!

Families, outdoor lovers, history buffs, and more can explore one of the world’s most historic and scenic sites It’s time to spend less and see more of what New York has to offer. In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Adirondack train, New York residents and visitors can receive 45 percent off a companion […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces New Family Programming for 2019 Season

Kid-Friendly Tours and “Voyage to New France: A Family Adventure!” Launches in July Fort Ticonderoga is debuting new opportunities for families visiting in July and August. The new Family Guided Tour will lead families through the fort grounds and provide a kid-friendly overview for all of the exciting things to do during a visit. The […]

Underwater Archaeology on Display in Summer Boat Tours Boat Tours Highlight Dozens of Archaeological Sites

A tour aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s Carillon cruise boat not only provides visitors with breathtaking lake views of commanding mountains and the majestic fort, it also crosses some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America. This attraction at Fort Ticonderoga, a major cultural destination, museum, and National Historic Landmark located in New York’s 6-million-acre […]

Declare your Independence This Year at Fort Ticonderoga!

See original documents in an exclusive display from the moments after independence was declared, and how citizens of the newly formed nation responded to these formative events. Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during an extended holiday weekend, July 4-7, 2019. Experience the American Revolution on the very ground on […]

Celebrate the Scot in You!

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Lively Scots Day Event June 15 Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history during our Twelfth Annual Scots Day Celebration on Saturday, June 15. Guests can personally tour the Scottish Clan tents to discover and explore centuries of stories based on Scottish soldiers in the British Army through a military timeline. […]

History Comes Off the Page in New Author Series at Fort Ticonderoga

Programming will feature authors of new titles related to Revolutionary War history and war stories from the surrounding region. Fort Ticonderoga announces its 2019 Author Series featuring authors of recent books related to the history of Fort Ticonderoga and the surrounding region. The series will begin on Sunday, June 9 with additional programs scheduled for […]

Fort Ticonderoga to Commemorate the Sacrifices of American Soldiers during Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

Fort Ticonderoga will remember the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers paid the ultimate price for freedom. Discover the story of the American Army in 1777 and how it rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga to defend liberty during living history programs and demonstrations throughout […]