History Comes Alive at Fort Loudoun!

History Comes Alive at Fort Loudoun!

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!

Learn more about Fort Loudoun.


Shippensburg Historical Society Anniversary

Shippensburg Historical Society Anniversary

Saturday September 18th, 2021 * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Join the Shippensburg Historical Society for their 75 (+1) Anniversary!
They didn’t get to celebrate in 2020 so they are making up for it!
They will have tours of the Stewart House, exhibits, refreshments, local artisan vendors, and living history demonstrations!
Shippensburg Historical Society – 52 W. King St. Shippensburg, PA 17257
Spring into History on April 29!

Spring into History on April 29!


Explore sites on your own during Spring into history and traverse centuries of American heritage and culture in Franklin County PA. Take in Native American artifacts. Explore the history and culture of the frontier and colonial America, the Underground Railroad, and the Civil War. See architectural and archaeological history. Take the leap, take a fresh look at Franklin County and spring into America’s history.