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 15 - October 31. Special group tours by appointment in April. Operating hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Admission for adults is $8; children ages 6 to 14 years is $5; children 5 years and under are free.
Calendar of Events:
Apr 28 - Meet George Washington