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Fort Ticonderoga

(518) 585-2821
Route 74 E
100 Fort Ti Rd

Ticonderoga , NY 12883
Main Contact: Beth Hill

 

Fort Ticonderoga is more than just a restored war fort. It's a premier tourist destination in New York. The Fort, a family fun outdoor location for all ages, offers visitors an array of special events, weekly activities, demonstrations and much more!

Visit Fort Ticonderoga and experience some of the greatest moments of America's history! Fort Ticonderoga is the site of strategic military significance in the 18th century, landmark preservation in the 19th century, and monumental restoration in the 20th century. Today, Fort Ticonderoga is an independent non-profit educational organization, a thriving learning campus, a museum, and a major cultural destination in one of America's most beautiful settings.

Fort Ticonderoga sits on 2,000 acres of picturesque landscape alongside Lake George and Lake Champlain. Visitors of all ages can become fully immersed in the site's epic story through daily activities, weapons demos, museum exhibits and beautiful gardens. Recreational activities that highlight Fort Ticonderoga's rich historic landscape include a scenic battlefield hiking trail and canoe rentals that provide a unique perspective of the Fort's story and exquisit natural beauty. Visitors can also witness a birds-eye view of Fort Ticonderoga's strategic military landscape at the summit of Mount Defiance! The "Mount Defiance: Witness to History" tour is offered each day at 4pm and tickets may be purchased at Fort Ticonderoga or Mount Defiance. Behind-the-scenes tours and special events give once-in-a-life time experiences to visitors. Popular evening programs such as the Guns by Night and Garrison Ghost Tours allow visitors to experience Fort Ticonderoga at night. New this year- the Armchair General Tour will bring visitors to the summit of Mount Defiance for a rare twilight view of the spectacular and historic landscape overlooking Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont. Enjoy a newly designed 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze open August 15th- October 19th. For more information on special events, daily programs, and battle re-enactments, visit www.fortticonderoga.org to see what's happening througout the season.

Open rain or shine May 10th, 2014- November 2nd, 2014, there's something for everyone at America's Fort™!

 

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When: Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga presents Homeschool Day at Fort Ticonderoga. Homeschool groups are invited to join us for a day exclusively reserved for them. Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families.
When: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014.
When: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 until Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Watch soldiers of the Continental Army build huts at Ticonderoga just as they did 238 years ago on this ground. See exciting new research into the living quarters of these soldiers come to life in this weekend-long building project. The Ticonderoga peninsula was already an old battlefield and encampment site by the summer of 1776 when American soldiers began digging in to block a British invasion southward.
When: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
This day-long bus tour includes Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Jane McRea's grave, Bennington Battlefield, and more with historian Michael Gabriel and tour coordinator Bruce Venter.
When: Fri, Sep 19, 2014 until Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Eleventh Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 19-21, 2014, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. This weekend seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence.
When: Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall. Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun! Take part in family-fun activities including sack races and wagon rides; and explore the splendor of the King's Garden at the harvest market.
When: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Fort Ticonderoga and Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York team up to host Girl Scout Day at Fort Ticonderoga. Girl Scout groups of all ages are invited to join us for a day exclusively reserved for them. Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for Girl Scouts.
When: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 until Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Cost: $10/person
Explore the 6-acre corn maze using your flashlight as a guide and under the light of the full moon. The mysteries of the night surround you as you search for hidden stations in the maze to complete our Archeology Quest in the Corn game! Cost is $10 per person; tickets available at the door. Admissions booth/maze opens at 7 pm; last ticket sold at 9 pm, maze closes at 10 pm.
When: Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883
Although the site closes for the season for regular visitation, special events, programs and seminars are offered throughout the year on designated dates. Please check our website frequently for updates.
When: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $40 per person
Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga's past as our museum staff guides you through the Fort recounting the many unexplained events experience by staff and visitors over the pass 100 years. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm. Tour duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Advanced reservations are required - $40 per person Tour limited to 25 persons. .