Fort Ligonier, US 30 W. And State Route 711 N., is an on-site full scale reconstructed/restored eighteenth century fort, having the only fascine cannon battery in North America with numerous reproduced British artillery pieces. The British fort built in 1758 served as a stronghold during the French and Indian War and was decommissioned in 1766. A museum contains original period portraits including Sir John Ligonier, King George III and Queen Charlotte, as well as archeological exhibits. Major new exhibitions are scheduled and restorations are ongoing. Admission fee is charged. Phone 724-238-9701. Visit our website: www.fortligonier.org.
Open to the public April 2 - November 25th. Special group tours by appointment in April. Operating hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hours on Thursday and Friday in June and August are 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The museum is open winter weekends Friday to Sunday.
Admission for adults is $12; Senior citizens are $10; Students ages 17 to 21 are $10; children ages 6 to 16 years are $6; children 5 years and under are free.
Calendar of Events:
Aug 15 - Cannonball Club-2018
Aug 17 - Sunset Tour
Aug 24 - History Happy Hour - 2018
Sep 1 - Living History Weekend - 2018
Sep 2 - Living History Weekend - 2018
Sep 4 - High School~ Home School~ History Symposium
Sep 5 - High School~ Home School~ History Symposium
Sep 14 - Fall Homeschool Day
Sep 22 - The Cannon Ball
Nov 10 - Friendly Fire Incident Program
Dec 1 - Colonial Christmas Cannonball Club
Dec 2 - Holiday Open House - 2018