Upcoming Events

Fort Ticonderoga & Mount Defiance are open Tuesday-Sunday May 7-October 29, 2023! Gates open at 10 am and close at 5 pm (last entry is 4:30 pm).

Stay up-to-date with on-site events and exciting virtual programs by visiting the event calendar.

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Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

Virtual Author Series featuring Claire Bellerjeau

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author Claire Bellerjeau for a talk about her book Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth. Bellerjeau will discuss her discovery of a new founding figure named Elizabeth, or Liss, enslaved by the Townsend family of New York, […]

Virtual Author Series featuring David O. Stewart

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Join author David O. Stewart as he talks about his award-winning book George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father. Stewart explores the political education that made Washington a master politician—and America's most essential leader. From Virginia's House of Burgesses, where Washington learned the […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Jim McIntyre

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. Most histories of the American War of Independence discuss what are usually regarded as the two major campaigns in 1777. Either they describe the invasion from Canada led by General John Burgoyne which resulted in his subsequent defeat and the surrender of his […]

Virtual Author Series featuring John Rees

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.      The role of African Americans, most free but some enslaved, in the regiments of the Continental Army is not well-known; neither is the fact that relatively large numbers served in southern regiments and that the greatest number served alongside their white comrades in […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Don Hagist

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history. During the American Revolution, British light infantry and grenadier battalions figured prominently in almost every battle and campaign. They are routinely mentioned in campaign studies, usually with no context to explain what these battalions were. In an army that employed regiments as the […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Charles Mayhood

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.      In his book Québec Under Siege: French Eye-Witness Accounts from the Campaign of 1759, Charles Mayhood explores the events surrounding the siege and capitulation of the city, as recorded by 4 individuals in their journals and memoirs. These individuals include an artillery captain, a […]

Virtual Author Series featuring Eugene Procknow

ZOOM NY

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.      William Hunter, the son of a Revolutionary War British soldier, witnessed the terrors of combat and capture and penned the only surviving Revolutionary account written by a child of a British soldier. Remarkably, Hunter immigrated to America and became a gutsy Kentucky newspaper […]