Registration Now Open for Annual War College of the Seven Years' War Scheduled for May 17-19, 2013 Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Registration is now open for Fort Ticonderoga's Eighteenth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War May 17-19, 2013. This annual seminar focuses on the French & Indian War in North America (1754-1763), bringing together a panel of distinguished historians from around the country. The War College takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center is open to the public; pre-registration is required. "Begun in 1996, the War College of the Seven Years' War has become one of the premier seminars on the French & Indian War in the United States. It features a mix of new and established scholars in an informal setting for a weekend of presentations related to the military, social, and cultural history of the French & Indian War," said Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga President and CEO. Speakers include:
- Richard Berleth, author, on the campaign at Fort Stanwix in 1758.
- Brady J. Crytzer, author, on the role of Fort Pitt.
- Jonathan Dull, Yale University, on the European battles of Leuthen and Kloster Kamp and their impact on the war in America.
- Jon Parmenter, Cornell University, on the role of Native allies on both sides during the siege of Fort Niagara in 1759.
- Tim Todish and Todd Harburn, authors, on the Pontiac Indian Uprising of 1763-64.
- Steven Wapen, independent historian, on an incident during the siege of Fort Oswego in 1756.