OPENING DAY – May 1, 2021

Fort Roberdeau and the Acorn Gift Shop will open for tours of the fort on May 1, 2021.

Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children (under 12) $3

Groups (10 or more) $4/person with reservation

The grounds surrounding the fort are open from 8 am until dusk year round for hiking, bird watching and other recreational activities.

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.

Thomas Clugage, Captain

1750-1831 Commander of the battalion stationed at Fort Roberdeau. Thomas served under his brother, Robert Cluggage. Thomas Clugage was born in 1750 at Fort Shirley,

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John Tussey, Pvt.

John Tussey lived in the Porter area of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. Tussey mountain could very well have been named after this gentleman or his namesake.

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Daniel Clark, Pvt.

He lived in Bedford, Pennsylvania, for more than 13 years from 1776 until well into the 1800s. He served in Clugag’e Rangers. Because his property

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