The Annual Meeting for members of the Fort Ligonier Association will be held in the new Center for History Education on Friday, April 28, 2017. Reception at 6:00 PM, Program...
Fort Ligonier historic site and museum will open on Saturday, April 29. Please note that new exhibit galleries will still be under construction, but you may have the opportunity for...
Special programs at Fort Ligonier, Antiochian Heritage Museum, Compass Inn Museum, Lincoln Highway Experience, LV Rail Road Museum and So. Alleghenies Museum of Art. Free admission for all!  10:00 AM...
27 - 28
Step into history as the detachment of the 8th PA Regiment and troops from "Seven Years War, Inc." encamp at Fort Ligonier throughout the weekend! Experience the 18th century, meet...
12 - 16
June 12-16 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM - Fun, interactive day camp for kids who have completed grades 1-6. Campers will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing...
10 - 14
July 10-14 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM: Fun, interactive day camp for kids who have completed grades 1-6. Campers will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games,...
13 - 15
Visit Ligonier for our annual three-day festival, commemorating the historic Battle of Fort Ligonier which occurred in 1758. At the Fort, you will hear the roar of the cannons, meet...
The festival is held throughout the town of Ligonier featuring activities on the grounds of Fort Ligonier, a large community parade, free outdoor entertainment, food and craft booths.
Fort Ligonier is excited to welcome educators, students, re-enactors, and groups to the new Center for History Education in the Spring of 2017.
Fort Ligonier will close for the season Oct 25, 2016 to embark on a major renovation of the fort's world-class French and Indian War Museum, coming in 2017.
Protect and preserve this 18th century landmark for generations to come.
The unique George Washington collection at Fort Ligonier features his original saddle pistols, his 11-page "Remarks" on the French and Indian War and a Rembrandt Peale portrait.
See the history of Fort Ligoner from its construction in 1758 and the arrival of Forbes Army to December of of 1758 when Washington departed.
The Juniata archaeological Field School did excavations at Fort Ligonier!
Find inspiration for your trip to the Laurel Highlands, just a short drive from Pittsburgh!
Watch the new Fort Ligonier TV spot!
Save the Date for the BIG BLAST! Friday, September 15, 2017.  Click here for more information.
Operating hours:
Mon - Sat: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Sun: 11 AM - 4:30 PM
Opening April 29, 2017
The history of Fort Ligonier began in September 1758 and was concluded in March 1766, embracing the period of the French and Indian War and Pontiac’s War. Today, the story of this time period is told through the remarkable Fort Ligonier museum exhibits and a fully reconstructed and restored fortification.
The generous support of our donors and members enable us to continue our mission.
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