Meet Cherokee Peace Chief Attakullakulla (by Robert Rambo), General Forbes (by Ben Newton) and Colonial artificers from Williamsburg including shoe makers and a regimental tailor. Open 9 AM - 4:30...
Judging of the Fort Ligonier Days Colonial Costume Contest for children in grades K through 5 will take place in the Fort Ligonier Museum on Friday at 3:00 PM. Prizes...
Visit British and French camps, see 18th century cooking and blacksmithing demonstrations, and a regiment of artificers. Cannon firings at 1:30 and 3:30 PM; battle demonstrations at 2 and 4...
Visit British and French camps and see 18th century cooking and blacksmithing demonstrations. At 12:30 PM, attend Lieutenant Jocelyn's funeral in the British Camp. Cannons will fire at 1 and...
Matt Wulff, author of "Henry Bouquet's Destiny: The March to Bushy Run," will be in Fort Ligonier's Museum Store on Sunday, October 11, from 11 AM - 4 PM, for...
6:30 PM - Dick Phillips, author of "Arthur St. Clair: The Invisible Patriot," will discuss the interesting life of Arthur St. Clair, who was caretaker of Fort Ligonier after it...
6:30 PM - Sam Napoleon, Owner of Gatti Napoleon Tailoring, and Justin Meinert, Living History Program Coordinator at Fort Pitt Museum will present, "Recreating the 60th Royal American Regiment Uniform."...
7:00 PM - An interactive program on death, dying and disease in the 18th century. Recommended for those 13 years and older. $13 per person. Advance reservations requested. Call 724-238-9701....
Fort Ligonier and the Museum will be closed for the 2015-16 winter months.
6:00 PM - Lecture program to commemorate Washington's Friendly Fire Incident.
05 - 06
12:00 – 4:00 PM Visit in our museum galleries and enjoy holiday shopping in Fort Ligonier’s Museum Store. Free admission. Outside Fort area will be closed.
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.
General John Forbes gave his name in 1758 to a challenging British military expedition and to a remarkable new road he opened. Follow the Forbes Trail through Pennsylvania history.
Drawn from the Fort Ligonier permanent collection is a world-class exhibition telling the story of the decisive 18th century Seven Years' War, known as the French and Indian War in America.
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.
Save the Date! Friday, September 16, 2016.  Click here for more information.
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Sun: 11 am - 4:30pm
Open April 18 - November 7, 2015
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