Aug
14
7 PM - Our museum comes alive during this entertaining, interactive event! New this year: an overnight option. Space is limited - registration required; no refunds. $15/person for evening option...
Aug
28
5:30 – 7:30 PM A casual evening with friends at the Fort! Pizza-baking demonstrations in our field ovens by Sharon Detar, refreshments, and great music by Joe Golden and Pat Petrarca....
Sep
05 - 06
Activities and demos including candle dipping and 18th century cooking. Meet a British soldier, French trader, laundress and regimental tailor. 10 AM - 4 PM, Saturday (9/5); 11 AM -...
Sep
14
"The Game of Life - 1758" Special programs for home school students and families. Learn about life as an officer, as a Native American, French fur trader, camp follower, sutler...
Sep
18
6:00 – 9:00 PM Food, fun, auctions and more! Proceeds benefit Fort Ligonier’s operations and educational programs. Advance tickets required. Call for sponsorship information.
Sep
22
"The Game of Life - 1758" Special programs for home school students and families. Learn about life as an officer, as a Native American, French fur trader, camp follower, sutler...
Oct
09 - 11
Step into history!  FRIDAY - Meet Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla and Colonial artificers including shoe makers and tailors. SATURDAY & SUNDAY – British and French troops provide Artillery Demos (1:30 &...
Nov
07
Fort Ligonier and the Museum will be closed for the 2015-16 winter months.
Nov
12
6:00 PM - Lecture program to commemorate Washington's Friendly Fire Incident.
Dec
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 18, 2015.  Click here for more information.
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Mon - Sat: 9 am - 4:30pm
Sun: 11 am - 4:30pm
Open April 18 - November 7, 2015
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