Saturday, January 7, 2012

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs!
Historic Trades Program: Leather Breeches Workshop" 
January 7 and 8, 2012 
This two day workshop will focus on construction details for leather breeches based on our collections own original leather breeches. 


 Material Matters: It's in the Details" 
January 28 and 29, 2012
This weekend program focuses on the material culture of the 18th century and is intended for collectors, re-enactors, and people with a general interest in learning more about objects of the 18th century and what they can tell us about history. 

January 22, 2012
Explore the Fort Ticonderoga grounds as we identify trees based on their winter characteristics.

February 12, 2012
An introduction to weapons of the 18th century with Curator of Collections, Christopher Fox.

March 25, 2012
Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie will give a presentation on Native Americans and the Patriot Cause.
"Fort Fever Series: Henry Knox, Beyond the Noble Train of Artillery"


April 22, 2012
Learn about the fascinating life of Henry Knox from his first job in a book shop to his role as the nation's first Secretary of War.

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