Battle on Snowshoes 2015
Fort Ticonderoga hosted an exciting living history event and battle re-enactment highlighting Major Robert Rogers and the Battle on Snowshoes on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Visitors were able to experience the hectic tree to tree fighting in a recreated battle. Also available during this event were interactive tours and exhibits that detailed the lives of the soldiers and rangers. Michael Galban, Public Historian at Ganondagan State Historic Site, scheduled a special presentation to discuss winter adaptations among Natives in the Colonial Period. Matthew Keagle, Fort Ticonderoga's Curator of Collections, joined with visitors to examine what the French troops stationed at Fort Carillon left behind and discussed what the archeological evidence revealed about the material conditions of French military life on the front lines of New France.