Intersection of U.S. 30 and PA Route 711 200 South Market Street Ligonier, Pennsylvania 15658
The World Ablaze: an introduction to the Seven Years' War

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.

George Washington and his early military career

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.

Follow the Trail

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.

Apr 12


Saturday, April 12, marks the opening of Fort Ligonier’s 2014 season! Check out the events section of our website for upcoming programs, kids camp, and living history weekends! (Open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 AM – 4:30 PM and Sundays from 12 PM – 4:30 PM. Hours vary on Holidays.)

Apr. 22/30


Educational programs and activities designed for home school students. Advanced registration required. Call 724-238-9701 for information.


Today and every day, we appreciate all of our members, donors and volunteers for their support of Fort Ligonier and helping us to keep history alive! THANK YOU!

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Operating hours:

Mon – Sat: 10am – 4:30pm
Sun: 12pm – 4:30pm

Open April 13 – November 9, 2013

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Educate yourself and your students. Visit the Education section of our website to learn about field trip opportunities and other programs for students and teachers.

Student Workshops
Act 48 Workshops


The generous support of our donors and members enable us to continue our mission.

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Timeline of the French & Indian War
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