Join the commemoration of Scottish heritage and culture, as well as their significant contributions to the 18th-century North American history. Tour the Scottish Clan tents and vendors to discover more about your own connection to Scottish culture, and explore centuries of stories, based on Scottish soldiers in the British Army, through a military timeline offered throughout the day. The event will also include activities such as Border Collie demonstrations and harmonious Pipe performances.
Hear the sounds of Scottish bagpipe music throughout the day as the Leatherstocking District Pipe Band perform lively concerts on the fort’s historic Parade Ground.
Black Watch Military Living History Programs Through the Day!
Discover the history of the Black Watch Regiment through living history programs presented throughout the day. Highlighted programs include a living history time-line of the Regiment. The re-enacting group depicts its history from the 18th century through the early 21st century, with various members representing different significant points in the unit’s history. Learn about the incredible bravery and discipline of the Black Watch against insurmountable odds at the 1758 Battle of Carillon.
Special Memorial Ceremony
A special memorial ceremony honoring the 42nd Highland Regiment, also known as the Black Watch, will take place at the Scottish Cairn on the Carillon Battlefield located at Fort Ticonderoga. The procession to the Cairn will begin at 11:15 am. The Memorial Ceremony will take place at 11:30 am and will remember the incredible bravery and discipline of the Black Watch against insurmountable odds at the 1758 Battle of Carillon.