Transportation

The military wagons and carts at Fort Ligonier, all pulled by horses in tandem, are reconstructed from contemporary sources, primarily John Muller’s Treatise of Artillery, 1749. They are painted British army lead gray and some are marked GR (Georgius Rex or King George). Tarps, covers and oilcloths of hemp are painted Venetian red (iron oxide).

Fort Ligonier features Conestoga Wagons – reproductions of mid-18th century civilian wagons which were part of the military siege train of General John Forbes – ammunition wagons, travelling forge carts, sling carts, a sling wagon, tumbrel cart, ammunition cart, powder cart, artillery gin and truck carriage.

Mon - Sat: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Sun: 11 AM - 4:30 PM
Opening April 29, 2017
The Museum is Handicap Accessible