Tag: Living History Museum

Living History Event Highlights Ticonderoga on the Eve of the Revolution

Join Fort Ticonderoga for a living history event Saturday, February 16, 2019 to discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence. Living history programs feature the weapons, trades, and home life of soldiers and families during peacetime at Ticonderoga. A one-time only exhibit will […]

The Christmas Riot of 1776: Overlooked Moment of American Disunity

Fort Ticonderoga Reenacts the Conflict during December 15 Living History Event “RIOT! Yankees vs. Buckskins” New Research Sheds Light on Surprising Divisions within the Revolutionary Army Join Fort Ticonderoga on December 15, 2018, for the signature living history event “RIOT! Yankees vs. Buckskins.” Throughout the day, visitors will participate in engaging presentations, weapons demonstrations, historic […]

In Honor of Veteran’s Day, Fort Ticonderoga will display one of the rarest and most significant artifacts to survive from the Revolutionary War during November 10 event

Fort Ticonderoga honors American Veterans with an exhibit open only on November 10, 2018. This exhibit will display the knapsack and accompanying note carried by Connecticut soldier, Benjamin Warner, during his service with the Continental Army and is considered one of the rarest and most fragile artifacts to survive from the Revolutionary War. As a […]

Fort Ticonderoga Association Announces Major Federal Investment and Plans for Future Growth

Association plans fundraising campaign to support state-of-the-art museum to display world class collection Fort Ticonderoga announced today plans for a major capital campaign and collection preservation. Aided by federal investment, announced today by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and supported by Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Fort Ticonderoga continues to expand its collections catalog and rediscover […]

Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze at Night!

Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga’s Maze by Moonlight Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. Navigate through the six-acres of towering corn stalks at night! Visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga’s story as they make their way through the maze in the blanket of darkness. Will Fort Ticonderoga’s unexplained […]

Fort Ticonderoga Makes Major Land Acquisition to Preserve East Face of Mount Defiance

Acquisition in partnership with Open Space Institute ensures this National Historic Landmark will be forever protected The Fort Ticonderoga Association today announced that it has acquired 47 acres on the east face of Mount Defiance, ensuring the entire historically important mountain will be forever protected. The acquisition was made possible through the partnership with the […]

PIECES OF EIGHT: CURIOSITIES FROM THE COLLECTION’ EXHIBIT FEATURES OBJECTS FROM THE BODIES OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, JOHN TRUMBULL, AND THE LEGENDARY JANE MCCREA

Strange by modern standards, these objects were often cherished keepsakes that help tell stories about life during the Revolution and the founding of the United States of America Fort Ticonderoga today announced a new museum exhibit, ‘Pieces of Eight: Curiosities from the Collection,’ featuring objects from the bodies of famous or interesting characters from early […]

FORT TICONDEROGA PRESENTS “DEFIANCE & INDEPENDENCE” BATTLE RE-ENACTMENT JULY 21 & 22

Unique events make each day a different experience – culminating in dramatic cannon attack from the summit of Mt. Defiance Experience one of Fort Ticonderoga’s signature events, “Defiance & Independence,” a two-day battle re-enactment on Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22. Featuring nearly 500 historical re-enactors, this is the largest battle re-enactment of the year […]

DECLARE YOUR INDEPENDENCE THIS YEAR AT FORT TICONDEROGA!

Never before seen: Fort Ticonderoga displays an original Society of the Cincinnati Gold Eagle Medal  Weeklong celebration includes tours, patriotic concerts, and world-class museum exhibits; FREE second-day admission! Declare your Independence this year at Fort Ticonderoga with special events and programming during a weeklong celebration of the Independence Day holiday from June 30-July 6. New […]

Benedict Arnold Returns to Fort Ticonderoga: Extremely Rare Lock of Infamous Traitor’s Hair on Public Display for First Time in Decades for Opening Weekend’s “No Quarter” Reenactment of “America’s First Victory”

Benedict Arnold is returning to Fort Ticonderoga for Opening Weekend May 5-6 through the dramatic two-day reenactment of “America’s First Victory” and the first public display in decades of locks of his and first wife Margaret’s hair. The “No Quarter” event vividly recreates the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775, putting visitors in […]