Lake George and Bolton Landing New York Area Events and Activities
Bolton Landing New York and the immediate Adirondack and Lake George regions offer a vast array of activities throughout the year. Outdoor concerts are fun for the whole family as you listen to the various music styles under the Adirondack stars. Theater and Lecture series appeal to our more mature visitors, and our festivals and fairs keep us all young at heart! Bolton Landing New York and the Lake George region of the Adirondacks has it all!
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Living History Event: The Noble Train Begins
December 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$4 – $15
Fort Ticonderoga will present an exciting one-day living history event on December 16, 2023 which will bring to life Henry Knox’s epic feat as he prepared to move massive cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston to force the British evacuation of 1776. Stand inside Fort Ticonderoga on the very spot where Henry Knox began his Noble Train of Artillery.
“See history come alive with this lively recreation of one of America’s most iconic stories of the Revolutionary War. Step into Fort Ticonderoga, a center of supply and command for the Northern Department of the Continental Army during the early years of the Revolutionary War. Witness the power of artillery as soldiers prepare for war against the British and walk alongside teamsters and their massive oxen as they move cannons weighing up to a ton each.
Highlighted programming throughout the day will immerse visitors in the daily life of December 1775 at Ticonderoga. Join in with soldiers who work as carpenters to build new bunks. See horsepower, ox-power, and manpower in action as they move, test, and load cannon. Discover how testing the cannon was vital for weapons destined for the siege of Boston. Learn about the science of gunnery, preserved in Fort Ticonderoga’s massive cannon collection and archives. Explore the simple luxuries enjoyed by American Continental Officers and learn more about what they ate, where they slept, and other details of daily life.
Experience this exciting living history event as part of Fort Ticonderoga’s new schedule of programs during Winter Quarters season. From now through April, visitors will be immersed in a more intimate wintertime experience at Fort Ticonderoga. From dramatic living history events, informative seminars, special programs, and hands-on historic trades workshops, guests will have the opportunity to explore Fort Ticonderoga during what was traditionally the “Winter Quarters” season for armies of the 18th century.
This event and all of Fort Ticonderoga Winter Quarters living history events are free to Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders and Fort Ticonderoga Members, with no reservations required. Tickets for the general public can be purchased online in advance at www.fortticonderoga.org or upon arrival.