Eighteenth Annual War College of the Seven Years War

  • 17 May 2013
  • 19 May 2013
  • Fort Ticonderoga Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Eighteenth Annual War College of the Seven Years' War
May 17-19, 2013

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Eighteenth Annual War college of the Seven Years' War May 17-19, 2013, in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. Since 1996, the War College has become a top venue for historians on subjects relating to the French & Indian War, drawing speakers and participants from across North America. An enthusiastic audience of nearly 200 people represents all levels of interest, from general lovers of history to scholars. The War College offers a unique, informal setting that promotes interaction and discussion between speakers and attendees. Our speakers include both established and new scholars studying the French & Indian War in North America.

2013 Speakers include:
Richard Berleth, author, on Fort Stanwix and British defenses stretching to Oswego

Brady Crytzer, author, on the role of Fort Pitt

Eliot Cohen, Johns Hopkins University, on his book Conquered into Liberty

Jonathan Dull, Yale University Library, on "The Battles of Leuthen and of Kloster Kamp and the Fate of America."

Todd Harburn, author, on Amherst's "Platoons" in the west
Jon Parmenter, Cornell University, on the Iroquois and the Niagara Campaign of 1759

Scott Stephenson, historian, on a topic to be determined

Tim Todish, author, on Pontiac's Uprising of 1763
Steve Wapen, independent historian, on the siege of Oswego 1756

Download War College 2013 Session Descriptions.

Teacher Scholarships
Thanks to the generous support of War College patrons, Fort Ticonderoga offers four scholarships for middle and high school teachers who are first-time attendees at the War College. Since, 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided 61 teacher scholarships for the War College of the Seven Years' War.

Teachers wishing to apply for a scholarship should download a PDF of the application below and send it to Rich Strum, Director of Education. The application deadline is March 15, 2013.
Download the Teacher Scholarship Application.
List of previous Teacher Scholarship winners.

Previous Speakers at the War College of the Seven Years' War
Fort Ticonderoga began its War College of the Seven Years' War in 1996. Click on the link below for a complete listing of previous speakers and topics.
List of previous speakers and topics at the War College of the Seven Years' War.
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