5:30 - 7:30 PM - Happy hour with a historical twist, sponsored by Legacy Wealth Solutions and Amica of Ligonier! Gather friends for light bites, spirits, live music and living...
6:00 PM - Join us for a riveting conversation and book signing with John Avlon, author of "Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations." Copies of this book...
02 - 03
Fort Ligonier comes alive with costumed interpreters who will illustrate life during the French and Indian War with 18th century demonstrations, musket firings and more! Regular admission.
Fort Ligonier is open on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
6:30 PM - A Fort Ligonier Days tradition! Contest is open to all students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. Event will be held in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education....
13 - 15
Visit Ligonier for our annual three-day festival, commemorating the historic Battle of Fort Ligonier which occurred in 1758. At the Fort, you will hear the roar of the cannons, meet...
Museum enhancements continue with new galleries & exhibits slated to open in fall 2017. During this transition, visitors still enjoy "The World Ablaze," our stellar "Washington Collection," the St. Clair Parlor and new paintings in the Art Gallery.
Fort Ligonier is excited to welcome educators, students, re-enactors, and groups to the new Center for History Education.
Friday, September 15, 2017.  Click here for more information.
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.
The festival is held throughout the town of Ligonier featuring activities on the grounds of Fort Ligonier, a large community parade, free outdoor entertainment, food and craft booths.
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).
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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