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Fort Ticonderoga

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100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
518-585-2821 http://www.fortticonderoga.org/

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Located on Lake Champlain in the beautiful 6 million acre Adirondack Park, Fort Ticonderoga is a not-for-profit historic site and museum that ensures that present and future generations learn from the struggles, sacrifices, and victories that shaped the nations of North America and changed world history.

Serving the public since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 70,000 guests annually and is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Fort Ticonderoga’s history.  Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Fort Ticonderoga offers programs, historic interpretation, tours, demonstrations, and exhibits throughout the year (May-Oct.).

Admission price is $17.50 for adults, $14.00 for seniors (62 years and older), $8 children 5-12 years old, and children 4 years and under are free. Friends of Fort Ticonderoga also enjoy free admission. Visit www.FortTiconderoga.org for a full list of ongoing programs or call 518-585-2821. Fort Ticonderoga is located at 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, New York.

February 2020

Fort Fever Series: George Washington’s 1783 Visit to Ticonderoga

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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“FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, FIRST IN TOURISM: GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1783 VISIT TO TICONDEROGA AND THE END OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION” In July of 1783, George Washington became Ticonderoga’s first and most famous tourist. Washington’s visit was driven by curiosity rather than war, but his tour of Ticonderoga masks the activities occurring along the Champlain Valley that summer related to the acknowledgment of American Independence and the final declaration of peace. Join Fort Ticonderoga Curator Matthew Keagle to explore…

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Living History Event: 1775 British Garrison

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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Discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence. Living history demonstrations feature the weapons, tactics, trades, and people during peacetime at the fort. Highlighted programming throughout the day brings to life the routine of soldiers in the 26th Regiment of Foot and their wives and families who made their homes inside the Fort Ticonderoga’s barracks. Weapons demonstrations allow you to go beyond loading and firing to discuss what military…

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March 2020

Fort Fever Series: Discovering Women in Fort Ticonderoga’s Collections

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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DISCOVERING WOMEN IN FORT TICONDEROGA’S COLLECTIONS This Women’s History Month, join Registrar & Site Archaeologist Margaret Staudter for a survey of objects owned and used by both famous and unknown women in Fort Ticonderoga's collections. Many of these objects have recently been cataloged and photographed with funding made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant# MA-30-18-0166-18). $10/person. Free admission offered to Fort Ticonderoga Members & Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass Holders.

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Living History Event: Proceed to Canada with all Possible Expedition

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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Discover how veterans from 1775 and new recruits assembled hastily at Ticonderoga to face an American military catastrophe. Through demonstrations and living history vignettes, explore the logistics of an army in winter, as supplies arrive by horse and oxen and as soldiers prepare cannon to be hauled north to Canada. $12/person. Free admission is offered to Fort Ticonderoga Members & Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass Holders.

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April 2020

Fort Fever Series: Clothing of British Soldiers During the Revolutionary War

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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FITTED WITH GREAT EXACTNESS: THE LIFE AND IMPORTANCE OF CLOTHING TO THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN THE ARE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Putting a British soldier into his red coat and other clothes was not as simple as the issuance of clothing. Great efforts from many hands were required to ensure that the clothing was made, individually fit, maintained, and then remade all for the purpose of ensuring a proper “soldier like” appearance. Join Joseph Zea Fort Ticonderoga Artificer Tailor to…

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