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A marching band at Fort Ticonderoga dressed as French soldiers from... News PhotoAntiquities,Appearance,Army Soldier,Bestof,Clothing,Colors,Dress,Empire,Flag,Fort Ticonderoga,Gun,History,Horizontal,Human Interest,Independence,Lowering,Marching Band,Military,Music,New England - USA,New York State,North America,Security,Topics,Topix,Tourism,Travel,US Military,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Robert NickelsbergTICONDEROGA, NEW YORK - AUGUST 1: A marching band at Fort Ticonderoga dressed as French soldiers from 1755 plays a striking the colors tune for lowering the flag August 1, 2013 in Ticonderoga, New York. The large 18th-century fort was built and completed by the French in 1757 at the south end of Lake Champlain during the French and Indian War. The fort was of strategic importance during the 18th-century colonial conflicts between Great Britain and France in the settling of North America and played a role during the American Revolutionary War. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)