The public will be able to see naval landings both in the morning and in the afternoon each day.
The British-versus-French "battles" will be lake-based this year, making use of several replica watercraft.
The best location for viewing the progress of the amphibious attacks from
"There will be plenty of flintlock musket fire and even some artillery fire from boats," Site Manager
"Guests should arrive early, allowing them time to get into position for the best views and to park on the grounds of Crown Point State Historic Site."
Parking is free of charge.
The site's air-conditioned museum, with its high-definition audio-visual show and interactive exhibits, is open from
"Guests to the camp will be able to see, hear, walk among, and interact with the many volunteers who will spend the weekend portraying various people of
He said sutlers (vendors) will show and sell their replica 18th century wares all weekend.
In 1734, the French military built an impressive stronghold at
A quarter-century later, in 1759, the British arrived and added an even larger fort complex at
The limestone ruins of the French-built fort and the earthen walls and stone barracks of the British fort -- located on a point of land that juts into
The ruins are among the few remaining examples of pre-Revolutionary military construction in
Both fort ruins have been individually designated as National Historic Landmarks by the
Nearby Chimney Point State Historic Site in
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