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  • No, It Wasn't French vs. Indians

    01/01/2005 6:44:12 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 161 replies · 4,040+ views
    The New York Times ^ | January 1, 2005 | GLENN COLLINS
    Associated Press Re-enactors fire their muskets at British soldiers near Fort Ticonderoga. There are as many as 3,000 French and Indian War re-enactors in the United States and another 800 in Canada. Welcome to 2005: the Year of the French and Indian War. Actually? Make that years, plural. The celebration is continuing through 2010. It seems that New York would like to be known as the French and Indian War State, since it will serve as host of a national, and international, five-year-long commemoration of the many battles that took place within its borders. Just exactly why are we...