Thursday, 6 July 2017

July 22 Fort Ticonderoga Recreates Epic 1758 Battle of Carillon

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Join Fort Ticonderoga July 22-23, 2017 for an exciting battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 Battle of Carillon! Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date, yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers that protected their lines of defense against all odds. Visitors will meet the British and Provincial soldiers who gave their utmost to drive the French from the rocky peninsula and fortress of Carillon, later named Ticonderoga. Experience the fog of war and smoky haze of battle as the French and British armies maneuver across Fort Ticonderoga’s historic landscape in battle re-enactments each day.

For more information and to view a detailed visitor's schedule, visit http://www.fortticonderoga.org/events/fort-events/montcalm-s-cross-the-1758-battle-of-carillon-re-enactment/detail.

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