Explore the seemingly miraculous victory of General Montcalm on July 8, 1758. See how French soldiers lived inside Fort Ticonderoga, and imagine what it was like with 3000 soldiers encamped around. From sunup to sundown, see daily life for these French regulars and militia alike on the eve of the one of the largest battles in North American prior to the American Civil War. Learn about the martial engineering of the abatis laid out ahead of the French lines, just like barbed wire in modern times. Hear the roar of musketry, as French soldiers demonstrate how a murderous fire was maintained all day long from the parapets of the French Lines. Commemorate those who fell upon the Heights of Carillon on that epic July day in 1758.
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