Fort Ticonderoga has announced “1759 Siege of Carillon,” a two-day battle reenactment set for July 23rd and 24th. Through a combination of demonstrations, vignettes, narrated boat cruises, and battle reenactments, visitors will experience the British advance for Lake George. [Read more…] about 1759 Siege of Carillon Battle Reenactment July 23-24
Fort Ticonderoga has announced their schedule of events for this summer, including new behind-the-scenes programs, offering guests exclusive opportunities to experience the history and natural beauty at Fort Ticonderoga. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga’s New Behind-the-Scenes Programs
Fort Ticonderoga has announced a special exhibition of a new painting by internationally renowned historical artist, Don Troiani, depicting the fury of the 1758 Battle of Carillon.
One of Britain’s costliest defeats, nearly 2,000 British and American soldiers were killed or wounded.
This painting is on special display as part of the July 8th Battle of Carillon Commemoration at Fort Ticonderoga. [Read more…] about 1758 Battle of Carillon Painting On View at Fort Ti
Fort Ticonderoga has announced the completion of the $9 million restoration of the 1826 National Historic Landmark, the Pavilion.
The Pavilion was built as a summer home in 1826 by William Ferris Pell. He and his family occupied it through the 1830s. By 1840 the house had begun to be used as a hotel, its primary function through 1900. As a hotel, the house welcomed travelers passing through Ticonderoga while traveling by steamboat on Lake George and Lake Champlain. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Completes $9M Pavilion Project
Attendees will be able to experience the American Revolution on the very ground on which the fight for liberty occurred, with museum staff and costumed interpreters recreating and exploring the events of the year 1777. Guests will follow the footsteps of the Continental Army and see first-hand the struggle for freedom. [Read more…] about Independence Day Events at Fort Ticonderoga, July 2-4
Fort Ticonderoga will host a Scots Day Celebration, a celebration of Scottish history, heritage and culture, set for Saturday, June 18th. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga’s Scots Day Event Returns June 18th
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking proposals for papers broadly addressing the period of the Seven Years’ War for its Twenty-Seventh Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War to be held May 19th through 21st.
The Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) was a global conflict, largely between Great Britain and France, although involving other European powers as well. The conflict in North America began in 1754 at the beginning of what became known in the United States as the French and Indian War (1754–1763), which ended in France’s defeat as a land power. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: 2023 War College of the Seven Years’ War
The Carillon will return to Fort Ticonderoga with boat tours beginning on May 27th. The 75-minute narrated boat cruises cover some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America while surrounded by breathtaking lake views, commanding mountains and the majestic fort. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Boat Tours Begin May 27th
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking out new research from established scholars in addition to graduate students, professionals, and artisans that relate to material culture made, used, or altered in a military context between roughly 1609-1815. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Material Culture Conference Call for Papers
Fort Ticonderoga is set to open for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 7th. This year, Fort Ticonderoga will follow the story of 1759, from the final heroic defense of French Fort Carillon to the construction of British Fort Ticonderoga. Just as in 1759, the historic portrayal reflected in programs and tours will change in July. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2022 Season May 7th