Fort Ticonderoga is set to continue its 2020 Digital Campaign – a virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and at-home educational activities and resources. [Read more…] about Upcoming Virtual Events From Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga is set to celebrate Independence Day with special events and programming during the weekend of July 4-5, 2020. Visitors can experience aspects of 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. [Read more…] about July 4th Weekend Opportunities At Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga is set to open for the season on June 30th. During the initial open phase, only exterior spaces will be open to visitors Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30 am until 5 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30 pm). [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Opens for 2020 Season
Fort Ticonderoga is set to continue its 2020 Digital Campaign, featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and a preview of the many experiences which will be featured on-site once Fort Ticonderoga’s gates open in 2020. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Digital Events For June
A North Country student, sophomore Cole Siebels from Gouverneur High School in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, NY, recently placed first at New York State History Day, earning the opportunity to represent New York State at the National History Day competition in June. [Read more…] about North Country Student Wins 1st at NYS History Day
Constituents in New York’s 21st Congressional District, unlike U.S. Rep. Constantine B. Kilgore, D-Texas, didn’t get caught taking summer naps, joked The Plattsburgh Sentinel on April 5, 1889.
Kilgore, better known by the nickname “Buck,” had persistently blocked Republican John H. Moffitt, who represented New York’s North Country, from securing a $10,000 appropriation to construct a road through the military reservation in Plattsburgh. [Read more…] about John H. Moffitt’s North Country Political Biography
Fort Ticonderoga recently launched its Center for Digital History, a new online platform allowing Fort Ticonderoga to bring its award-winning educational programs and resources into homes and classrooms around the globe. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Launches Digital History Effort
Fort Ticonderoga, in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust, has announced they are seeking proposals for a conference inspired by the bicentennial of the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga to be held Friday-Sunday, October 16-18, 2020. [Read more…] about Fort Ti Preservation Conference Call for Papers Extended
Cole Siebels, a sophomore at Gouveneur Central School in St. Lawrence County, aspires to a career in film production. “I want to create things that people enjoy. I want to create things that bring out emotions in people,” he said.
Siebels has gained valuable school-to-work experience competing four consecutive years in the documentary category of the North Country History Day regional competition, aimed at introducing middle school and high school students to historical research and presentation skills. [Read more…] about New York History Day Winners Celebrated at Fort Ti
Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs Richard Strum has been awarded the 2019-2020 New York State Distinguished Service Award from the New York State Council for the Social Studies for the contributions made to Social Studies education in the community and New York State. [Read more…] about Statewide Social Studies Council Recognizes Fort Ti’s Strum