Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America


250 years ago an epic struggle for the fate of North America played out right here in our own backyards—we call it the French and Indian War. For five years—from 1755 to 1760—the battles raged at Lake George, Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, and Quebec as France, Britain and the native peoples of North America fought to decide who would control the crucial highway of rivers and lakes between New York and the city of Montreal. Comprehensive educational website available at