Jan
04
This 12-week immersive program runs every Thursday, 9 AM - 12 PM, from January 4 - March 22, 2018. Ideal for home school students, grades 4 - 8. An in-depth...
Jan
06
Join us for an evening of merriment, 18th century style! Considered the luckiest night of the year, we will celebrate with an 18th century orchestra, dancing, treats (including a Twelfth...
Feb
16
6:30 - 8:30 PM - In honor of his February birthday, many questions will pertain to George Washington! Gather friends and family and compete against other teams in this fun...
Feb
18
2:00 PM - "One of the most gifted young historians writing today," according to Pulitzer-Prize winner David Hackett Fischer, David L. Preston is an award-winning historian of early America with...
Don't miss our new museum exhibits! Step into history through the reverse timeline, walk along the Forbes Road, immerse yourself in the daily life at the Fort in 1758, explore the St. Clair Parlor and Washington Gallery, and learn about the archaeology and reconstruction of Fort Ligonier.
Fort Ligonier is excited to welcome educators, students, and groups to the new Center for History Education. Upcoming programs are posted on our calendar. Interested in adding an historical twist to your next client reception or corporate gathering?  Call Julie at 724-238-9701 for details and available dates!
Save the date . . . Friday, September 21, 2018.  It will be a BLAST!
Protect and preserve this 18th century landmark for generations to come. Explore the Fort, artillery park, and the historic site during your visit to Fort Ligonier!
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.
This popular festival is held throughout the town of Ligonier featuring historical programs, re-enactments, artillery demonstrations and activities on the grounds of Fort Ligonier, a fabulous community parade on Saturday, free outdoor entertainment, food and craft booths. Save the dates . . . October 12, 13, 14, 2018!
Visit
Operating hours:
Fri - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sun: 11 AM - 4:00 PM
Fort Historic Site closed for winter maintenance and restoration work. Will re-open April 2, 2018.
Open Winter Weekends! Museum|Museum Store open Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, Nov. 24, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2018.
Learn
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.
Support
The generous support of our donors and members enable us to continue our mission to enrich the lives of today’s citizens and future generations through education and preservation by sharing the powerful stories of Fort Ligonier that changed world history.
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