Fort Ticonderoga Winter Lecture Series 2013 Dates
When: Sundays at 2:00.
Where: Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga.
Admission: $10 per person payable at the door; (members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga are free). Programs are scheduled for January 13, February 10, March 17, and April 21
"The Realities of War"
Christopher Fox, Curator of Collections
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
Using petitions filed by Massachusetts Provincials following their service in the French & Indian War, Chris Fox talks about the experiences of those soldiers during the 1758 campaign against French-held Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga).
"Exploration on Snow Shoes: A Timeline of Trees on the Pavilion Landscape"
Heidi Karkoski, Curator of Landscape
Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.
Tour the Pavilion grounds on a winter's afternoon and learn about the ornamental tree species, the age of the trees, and how they were incorporated into the landscape design over the past 150 years.
"Evacuation Day 1776"
Rich Strum, Director of Education
Sunday, March 17, 2:00 p.m.
Even though it's St. Patrick's Day, March 17th continues to be celebrated in Boston as Evacuation Day. Rich Strum talks about the British occupation of Boston in 1775 & 1776 and the eventual departure of the British troops on March 17, 1776.
"Very Well Prepared for the British Army"
Stuart Lilie, Director of Interpretation
Sunday, April 21, 2:00 p.m.
Take a walking tour with Stuart Lilie of some of the many redoubts, redans, and entrenchments built to fortify Ticonderoga in 1776.
The Historic Trade Workshops are longer more detailed workshops. Price varies with each workshop
Historic Trades Workshops in 2013
Learn about historically accurate clothing and accouterments from Fort Ticonderoga's Historic Trades Workshops. Headed by staff and guest experts, these detailed sessions cover all sorts of details from patterns, basic sewing to historically accurate stitching. There is also opportunity to view and discuss original artifacts from Fort Ticonderoga's own collections.