Nov
09
Brian Reedy, National Park Service will discuss, "The Changing Face of Fort Necessity, 1754 to Now," in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education. Join us for a reception at...
Nov
24 - 26
The Fort Ligonier Museum will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the winter months! Stroll through the new galleries and enjoy the stunning exhibits on the Forbes Road...
Jan
06
Save the date for an evening of merriment, 18th century style!  More details soon to come!
New exhibits and galleries open to visitors on October 12th! 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! Exciting things happening at Fort Ligonier!
Fort Ligonier is excited to welcome educators, students, re-enactors, and groups to the new Center for History Education.
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:
Mon - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 11 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursdays & Fridays in Summer: Open 'til 7 PM!
Open year round. Seasonal hours mid-November thru mid-March (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - Museum only).
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.
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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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