Don’t miss the epic two-day 1759 Siege of Carillon Battle Reenactment, July 23-24, as Fort Ticonderoga recreates this dramatic 1759 battle for the first time since 2011! Through a combination of demonstrations, vignettes, and battle reenactments, visitors will experience the British advance for Lake George, pushing through stiff French resistance to gain a foothold upon the previous year’s battlefield, overlooking the French-held fort. Become immersed in this 18th-century siege; featuring the constant roar of cannon, beginning on the actual day French guns began firing from Fort Carillon in 1759.
Each day tells a different story as visitors see the burning fuse of the Fort’s destruction, the final French sortie at the British lines, and evacuation by water in an action packed Sunday. Tickets are buy one-day visit the next day FREE!
ADDITIONAL ONE TIME EVENING PROGRAM AVAILABLE! A special Saturday evening tour of the Siege of Carillon will allow visitors to see British & American provincial soldiers building cannon batteries under fire as French gunners lobbed cannon shots in the twilight of Fort Carillon. **Limited space available, pre-registration required.** More information about this unique program and pre-registration can be found here.