Fort Loudoun is having a Tavern Night on October 22, 6 PM-10 PM. Enjoy a fun filled evening at Tavern Night. Axe throwing, games, music and more. Bring a date and/or friends and spend a candle lit evening enjoying the evening pastimes of the 18th Century. This event is FREE and includes complementary beverages and food refreshments. Door prizes. Great live music by Forbes Road Frolic! Our friends from Dills Tavern will be helping with the event. Dills Tavern is raffling a rifle to support their operations, please buy a ticket or two for a chance to win this great rifle. The rifle will be at each Tavern Night for you to see. Tavern Nights sponsored by Olympia Candy Kitchen and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau.
The Fort Loudoun Market Fair is set for June 24-26. Connect to 18th century history and experience more than sixty demonstrating artisans plus a flintlock match. Adult Admission is $5 and 17 and under are free.
There is something for everyone: artisanal food, games for children, speakers on a variety of period topics, early American & Celtic music, Faire Wynds Circus. It is fun for the whole family!
Location: Fort Loudoun Historic Site, 1720 N. Brooklyn Road, Fort Loudon, PA 17224
On November 13th, visit Fort Loudoun and time travel to 1765 to witness the clash between civilians and soldiers, that happened here, 10 years before the American Revolution. Immerse yourself in history by choosing sides!
Do you side with Justice William Smith and his loyal volunteers? Or, do you support Sgt. McGlashan and his brave Highlanders? Live the history of the Allegheny Uprising. Take an in-depth look at the events of 1765 that made up the Allegheny Uprising aka. Black Boys Rebellion, featuring an interactive and immersive experience, including:.
Pack Train & Skirmish at Widow Barrs: See the action unfold before your eyes.
You’re the Jury: Listen to the testimonies of both sides; the British Garrison and Justice Smith’s rebels.
YOU DECIDE: Side with who you believe is correct.
Historic displays: inside and outside.
Museum and gift shop will be open.
Admission is free. Join the historic Fort Loudoun family and friends at the fort site, 1720 North Brooklyn Road, Fort Loudon, PA on Saturday, November 13, Noon to 5 PM. To be part of the history, please be on time!
Save the date: August 14-16. Fort Loudoun is rescheduling the inaugural Fort Loudoun Market Fair. This juried event will feature 18th Century artisans, a chance to shoot at marks, and a glimpse of frontier life during the 18th Century. See blacksmiths, tinsmiths, carpenters, potters, coopers, and bakers demonstrate their trades in and amongst the historic Fort Loudoun that existed between 1756 to 1765. Takes in the sights and smells of an 18th Century encampment. Sponsored by Muzzleloader Magazine.
Registered Artisans. Include:
Americana Floorcloths At the Sign of the Black Bear At the Sign of the Grey Horse Chadds Ford Floor Cloths Claus Jackware Craftsman to the Past (Silversmith) Dan Eisenhour – Horner Dan Hrinko Boxmaker Dancing Weasle Silver Dave Morris Cabinet Maker Donna Selfridge Spangler Fraktur Art Early American Tin Fashions Revisited FEW Cooperage Fort Vause Outfitters Gen Is He Yow Trading Company Gilson & Sons (Glassblowing) Half Crown Bakery Historic Reproduction Lightshop J&S Gier Artificers (Horner) Jason A Cherry LLC Kauffman Fine Furniture Lady Aimee’s Fine Sewing Sutlery Metzger Blacksmith/Bladesmith Muzzleloader Magazine Scott Baylor Tinware SJ Pottery Steinhagen Pottery Stonehouse History (Weaving/Spoons) The Joiner Shoppe Tim Sanner Powder Horns Tim William’s Flintlocks Tin Man Roy (Tinware) Valerie Skinner – Painter Village Restorations Warrior’s Path Knives (Joe Scott) White Historic Art WKD Longrifles
Camping available! If you want to camp 18th Century style, download a camper registration form from: www.fortloudounpa.com