Fort Ticonderoga announces launch of exciting new partnership with the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture to facilitate research into Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s rich holdings of military material culture

Fort Ticonderoga has joined the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture to support an annual research fellowship utilizing Fort Ticonderoga’s vast collections. Researchers will find material covering the colonization of North America and the ensuing colonial conflicts, the Seven Years’ War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812. “This fellowship will allow […]

Headed North!

This week, work on the Pavilion restoration shifts to the north. At either end of the Pavilion, north and south, are two small structures facing Lake Champlain, almost like two smaller houses. These were actually once free-standing structures, only joined when the hyphens, or verandas, were added by about 1837. Confusingly for us, Architectural Historians […]

Fort Ticonderoga Recognizes Dedicated Volunteers at Recent Volunteer Reception

Fort Ticonderoga recently held its annual Volunteer Reception to thank volunteers and recognize volunteer leadership and dedication. Janet Denney of Moriah, N.Y. is the recipient of the “Volunteer of the Year Award.” This award acknowledges Janet for her support of numerous programs throughout the year, including North Country History Day, the Garden Symposium, the War […]

Weighty History

The oxen Mick and Mack aren’t the only team doing heavy lifting on Ticonderoga’s campus. A few yards away from Public History staff building a batteau, crews are deep into the restoration of the 1826 National Historic Landmark Pavilion. A large component of the adaptive re-use of the west wing of the Pavilion is a […]

Rare Native American Artifacts from the Robert Nittolo Private Collection on Exhibit at Fort Ticonderoga

Rare Native American artifacts are on display at Fort Ticonderoga in the exhibition “The Art of Resistance: Selections from the Robert N. Nittolo Collection” for a limited time only through October 2019. These items have never been put on view before, and are from the Robert Nittolo collection, considered the most significant private collection of […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces 2019 Awards Presented at Summer Fundraising Events

Jeff Killeen Receives the Sarah Gibbs Thompson Pell Award and the International Ticonderoga Mill and the International Paper Foundation Receive the Henry Knox Award  Fort Ticonderoga recently presented two awards at summer fundraising events. Jeff Killeen was awarded the 2019 Sarah Gibbs Thompson Pell Award presented at Fort Ticonderoga’s Annual King’s Garden Party on July […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Homeschool Day on Friday, September 6, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Visitors will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze. Other special opportunities will also […]

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Dramatic Brown’s Raid Battle Reenactment September 14-15, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga will present an exciting two-day battle reenactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid. Now 242 years later, guests will witness this real-life action adventure unfold, as patriot Colonel John Brown leads a surprise attack against British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, from 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Highlighted programming throughout […]