Fort Roberdeau County Park and National Historical Site grounds remain open from 8 a.m. until dusk for hiking, bird watching and other recreational activities for individuals and small groups. 

We are scheduled to open the fort on July 1 with the modified hours 10 am to 4 pm Monday-Saturday and 1-4 pm on Sundays.

Dispatch: A History of the Fort and Those Who Served

This year we are putting a special focus on the men and women who served at Fort Roberdeau and in the Blair county region during the Revolutionary War. In the coming weeks and months we will be posting names along with stories about these people. 

The dispatch is a section of articles concerning these things, and primary documentation.

John Freeman, Pvt.

John Freeman lived in the Bedford, Pennsylvania area, for more than 24 years from at least 1774 to 1798. He spent time in Cluggage’s Ranger’s

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