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.

William Moore, Pvt.

In 1778 William Moore worked as a Ranger under Captain Black in Cluggage’s Rangers. The Moore’s were a well known family in the region. Many

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William Devinny, Pvt.

1751-1808 In 1778 he served in Cluggage’s Rangers. Like Captain Black, his commander, William had ties to Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, as mentioned in his father’s

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John Long, Sgt.

John Long lived in the area of Air, Pennsylvania from at least 1773- 1810. He served under Captain Black’s company, a member of Cluggage’s Rangers.

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