Fort Fever Series: Thomas Macdonough, the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, and the War of 1812 on Lake Champlain

January 27, 2021



At the dawn of the 19th century, the region once again braced for an anticipated British invasion from Canada. A young naval Lieutenant, Thomas Macdonough, took on the challenge to defend and hold on to Lake Champlain in the face of a Royal Navy bent on controlling Lake Champlain.Learn about Macdonough and his fleet, including the first United States naval vessel Ticonderoga, in this presentation by Rich Strum, Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs.


This program requires pre-registration. Fort Ticonderoga Members receive free admission; $10/general public.

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