1758: Abercrombie has an army numbering 13,000 men, led by Lord Howe. The army is transported up Lake George in hundreds of flat-bottomed bateaux in order to attack the French fortress Carillon. Unfortunatel, Lord Howe is killed, and the army meets disaster due to bad leadership.
2001: Reenactors numbering around 60 commemorate history by rowing 7 bateaux up Lake George.
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|The following photographs were taken by and are copyright by David Manthey.|
|Launching at the public beach in Lake George Village||Under weigh||The whaleboat under weigh||One of the small bateaux||The whaleboat pulled up on Canoe Island|
|A bateau approaching Canoe Island||The large bateau pulled up on Canoe Island||More bateaux on the beach||A bateau coming in to the beach||The whaleboat on the beach|
|Horis and his crew getting ready to launch from Rogers Rock||Various crewmembers of the big bateau||Jeff Martin rowing||Three small bateaux under sail approaching Howe's Landing||Three small bateaux waiting for the signal to land|
The following photographs were taken by and are copyright by Charlie Kane, from the bateau Beaver.
|Launching from Lake George Village||Under weigh||The big bateau under weigh||Several bateaux in a line||One of the small bateaux|
|Under weigh||The whaleboat on Lake Champlain||Boats maneuvering during Saturday's tactical event|
The following photographs were taken by and are copyright by Kris Jarrett.
|Horis and his bateau shortly after landing at Rogers Rock||The ensign||Crew in the big bateau. Everyone rowing is facing away||More crew||Pilot Henry at the far stern of the vessel|
|The oars||Crew and swivel gun||Under sail heading for Howe's Landing||Maneuvering under sail||Operating the bilge pump|
|One of the small bateaux and some the big bateau's crew||From swivel to ensign||Waiting for the landing||More bilge pump work||Waiting for the landing|
|Everyone facing aft||Waiting for the landing||The bateaumen's camp||Captain Terry||Eric and two savages. Note the bandaged hand -- those swivels are nasty|
The following photographs were taken by and are copyright by Brent Kemmer.
|The large bateau including many crew from Col. Bagley's 3rd Mass. Regt.||Horis Dresler's bateau||Brent Kemmer rowing||Under weigh||Tim rowing|
|Matt rowing and singing|
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