13 - 17
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM – Day camp for kids who have completed grades 1-6. Pre-registration required.
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....
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.
Special educational programs for home school students and families. Advance registration required.
09 - 11
Living history demonstrations throughout the weekend. SATURDAY & SUNDAY – Artillery Demonstrations (1:30 & 3:30 PM Saturday; 1:00 & 3:00 PM Sunday) and Reenactments commemorating the Battle of Fort Ligonier...
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 18, 2015. Click here for more information.