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Historic battle to be re-enacted at Fort Ticonderoga

Battle of Carillon July 20 and 21

One of the most famous battles in American military history will be re-enacted at Fort Ticonderoga. The 1758 Battle of Carillon will take place at the fort Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

One of the most famous battles in American military history will be re-enacted at Fort Ticonderoga. The 1758 Battle of Carillon will take place at the fort Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— Saturday’s activities will include inspection of the armies at 10 a.m., guided tours of the fort at 10:45 a.m., a French drill and musket demonstration at 11 a.m., a garden march featuring military musicians of the French Army from Fort Carillon to the King’s Garden at 11:30 a.m., a program highlighting personal stories of the battle at 11:30 a.m. in the Mars Education Center, a French garden and grounds tour at 11:45 a.m., a guided tour of the fort at 12:30 p.m., a fife & drum parade from the fort to the battlefield at 1 p.m., a battle re-enactment at 1:30 p.m., a battlefield tour at 2 p.m., a re-enactment of British troops learning of Lord Howe’s death at 2:30 p.m., a fife & drum march from the battlefield back to the fort at 3 p.m., and a guide fort tour at 3:15 p.m.

Sunday’s events will include inspection of the armies at 10 a.m., guided tours of the fort at 10:15 a.m., a French drill and musket demonstration at 11 a.m., a garden march featuring military musicians of the French Army from Fort Carillon to the King’s Garden at 11:30 a.m., a program highlighting personal stories of the battle at 11:30 a.m. in the Mars Education Center, a French garden and grounds tour at 11:45 a.m., a guided tour of the fort at 12:30 p.m., a fife & drum parade from the fort to the battlefield at 1 p.m., a battle re-enactment at 1:30 p.m., a battlefield tour at 2 p.m., a re-enactment of French troops raising a cross in victory at 2:30 p.m., a fife & drum march from the battlefield back to the fort at 3 p.m., and a guide fort tour at 3:15 p.m.

For more information go online at www.fortticonderoga.org or call 585-2821.

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