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Teacher Scholarships Available for Fort Ticonderoga’s Material Matters Seminar
Fort Ticonderoga is pleased to announce that four scholarships are available for teachers to attend the Third Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” seminar January 26 & 27, 2013.
“A panel of material culture experts comes to Fort Ticonderoga for the weekend to share their knowledge of 18th-century material culture in a series of presentations,”
Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided scholarships for 102 teachers from across the country to attend its seminars and conferences. Teachers interested in applying for a scholarship to attend “Material Matters” should download an application at www.fort-
Non-teachers can register to attend “Material Matters” as well. The cost is $120 if registering before December 14th; $145 after that date. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Fort’s website at www.fort-ticonderoga.org under the “Explore and Learn” tab by selecting “Life Long Learning” on the drop down menu and then clicking on “Material Matters: It’s in the Details.” A printed copy is also available upon request by contacting Rich Strum, Director of Education, at (518) 585-6370.
Located on Lake Champlain in the beautiful 6 million acre Adirondack Park, Fort Ticonderoga is a not-for-profit historic site and museum that ensures that present and future generations learn from the struggles, sacrifices, and victories that shaped the nations of North America and changed world history. Serving the public since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 70,000 visitors annually and is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Fort Ticonderoga’
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