2017 events and programs
Thursday, Jan 04
Why America is Free - This 12-week immersive program runs every Thursday, 9 AM - 12 PM, from January 4 - March 22, 2018. Ideal for home school students, grades 4 - 8. An in-depth study of the 18th century, students will gain insight into the incredible odds colonists faced in gaining independence. This exciting learning experience covers the time of the French & Indian War through post-Revolution America. Cost $75 per student. Registration deadline: December 1, 2017. Call our Education Department at 724-238-9701 to register! Space is limited.
Saturday, Jan 06
Twelfth Night Celebration - Join us for an evening of merriment, 18th century style! Considered the luckiest night of the year, we will celebrate with an 18th century orchestra, dancing, treats (including a Twelfth Night Cake!) and spirits. $35|person for members of the Fort Ligonier Association; $45|non-members. Kindly RSVP to Candace Gross at 724-238-9701.
Friday, Feb 16
Trivia Night - 6:30 - 8:30 PM - In honor of his February birthday, many questions will pertain to George Washington! Gather friends and family and compete against other teams in this fun evening of trivia at the Fort! Snacks and refreshments are provided. $12/members of the Fort Ligonier Association; $15/non-members
Sunday, Feb 18
Lecture by David Preston - 2:00 PM - "One of the most gifted young historians writing today," according to Pulitzer-Prize winner David Hackett Fischer, David L. Preston is an award-winning historian of early America with a special interest in war and peace among the French, British and Indian peoples of the 18th century. Join us in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education for Professor Preston's presentation and discussion on George Washington. $15/members of the Fort Ligonier Association; $20/non-members.