07 - 08
This year's Symposium will feature presentations by scholars of Native American History and Culture. List of guest speakers, session topics, agenda and registration are available - 724-238-9701 or e-mail cgross@fortligonier.org. ...
6:00 PM - Join us for an engaging evening with Robert Rambo, portrayer of Attakullakulla - Cherokee Peace Chief. Known as "the most important Indian of his day" who led...
Hands-on educational programming especially for homeschool and cyber school students. Take advantage of the $9 per person Early Bird Registration which opens on March 26 through April 8. $12 per...
Enjoy a memorable conversation with George Washington, by Dean Malissa, the official portrayer of our nation's first President at Mount Vernon. "Gallery Talks" will be held in Fort Ligonier Museum's...
10 am - 4 pm - Explore FOUR Ligonier Valley Museums for FREE! See new exhibits, meet special guests, enjoy fun activities at Fort Ligonier, Compass Inn, Ligonier Valley Rail...
26 - 27
Meet soldiers and officers encamped at Fort Ligonier! Don't miss reenactments, artillery firings and living history demonstrations throughout the holiday weekend. Regular admission fees. (Open Saturday from 9:30 AM -...
11 - 15
June 11-15, 2018 - Fort Ligonier's fun, interactive day camp is legendary! For kids who have completed grades K-6, your little soldier will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring...
16 - 20
July 16-20, 2018 - Fort Ligonier's fun, interactive day camp is legendary! For kids who have completed grades K-6, your little soldier will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring...
SAVE the DATE! You will have a BLAST at Fort Ligonier's signature fund-raiser event! Don't miss out on the fun while supporting our preservation and education efforts. An autumn evening...
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 . . . Saturday, September 22, 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!
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.
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 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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