- Associated Press - Saturday, June 14, 2014

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) - Members of about a dozen Scottish clans and organizations will gather at an upstate New York historic site where hundreds of Scotsmen died during a French and Indian War battle.

Fort Ticonderoga in the southeastern Adirondacks is holding its seventh annual Scots Day on Saturday.

Eight Scottish clans will be setting up tents and living history demonstrations detailing the history of Scottish soldiers in the British army through the centuries. Bagpipers and the St. Andrew’s Society of the Adirondacks, Albany and Washington will also participate.

A special memorial ceremony honoring the 42nd Highland Regiment - the famous Black Watch - will be held on the battleground located outside the fort. The ceremony honors the hundreds of Black Watch soldiers killed and wounded during an attack against the French on July 8, 1858.

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